Iraqis Seek New Road

Kevin Ivey | 11/25/2019

  ​ On Oct. 1, wide-scale anti-government protests broke out in Iraq. The demonstrators are seeking a new political system, improved economic opportunities and an end to corruption. More than 300 people have been killed in clashes with security forces during the nearly two months of demonstrations. Above, protesters set fire and closed streets during protests in central Baghdad on Nov. 9. The Iraqi government has faced numerous challenges since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003....
 

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