A series of car bombs in mainly Shi'ite areas across Iraq has killed more than 80. The attacks appear to be coordinated to target celebrations marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Protests against corruption, poor services and unemployment are challenging the Shiite political class that since 2003 has pilfered the country's resources. Demonstrations in Iraq are not new, but these are different.
Where can Iraq's Yazidis live in the future? Their home, Sinjar, has been liberated, but the "Islamic State" genocide that began on August 3, 2014, has left an indelible mark on their city. Sandra Petersmann reports.
As protesters gathered at the entrance to Iraq's Siba natural gas field in a renewed protest over jobs, security forces in Basra started making the first of dozens of arrests. Baghdad is preparing for more protests.
Curfews have been imposed, troops put on the streets and the internet reportedly shut down. Burgeoning protests in Iraq against corruption and poor services represent a major challenge and risk boiling over.
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