Latest news from Iraq protests and statistics of casualties
Muqtada al-Sadr’s statement addressing Iraq’s government: Before you are dismissed, resign; or before you are gone, reform.
A video is gone viral in social media that shows how some unknown gunmen are scaring people by shooting at them and causing chaos. As can be seen in the video, the person shoots at somewhere and record it. Are they spontaneous or planned?
Last night, Mohamed al-Halbousi the Speaker of the Council of Representatives went to al-Nusour Square in Baghdad to meet with demonstrators and talk to them closely.
Beginning of the round of terror and violence in Iraq protests
ISWNews Analysis Group: In a statement, Ayatullah Sistani called on demonstrators to hold peaceful protests.
According to Adel Abdul Mahdi’s order, the governors have the authority to declare martial law in their provinces and currently, martial law has been declared in the provinces of Basrah, Babylon, Diwaniyah, Dhi Qar, al-Qadisiyah and Wasit.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Due to PM’s order to investigate and report of the recent incidents in Iraq, investigation is over and the final report submitted to the government. Although it was said this is a secret report, media released the details.
Every part of it smells like a coup against the political and democratic process of Iraq, a process Sadr benefited of and helped it made in recent years.
In recent days, surprising protest and conflicts happened in Iraq that were different from previous cases. This time there was no invitation by the political parties and even Sadr movement did not invite formally or informally. The protests were triggered by social media and the level of the work shows that there is a master […]
Islamic World News Analysis Group: While Iraq Internet (most cities) had been cut off to control the protests and security in the country until yesterday, there is unofficial news of the deaths and injuries of dozens of protesters during the protests in the past days.