Iraqi anti-government protesters burn the Iranian flag during a demonstration in Baghdad. Photo: AFP

Iraqi protesters attack Iran consulate in Karbala. How will Tehran respond?

  • In Iraq, many demonstrators calling for an overhaul to the political system have pointed at Tehran as its primary sponsor
Topic |   Iraq

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Iraqi anti-government protesters burn the Iranian flag during a demonstration in Baghdad. Photo: AFP
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A demonstrator wears a mask to protect himself from tear gas during a protest in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters

Violent protests rock Iraq and Lebanon. What about Iran?

  • Protests threaten Iran’s regional influence at a time when it is struggling under crippling US sanctions
  • Head of Iran’s elite Quds Force: ‘We in Iran know how to deal with protests’
Topic |   Iran

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A demonstrator wears a mask to protect himself from tear gas during a protest in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters
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