Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square, Baghdad. Photo: AP Photo

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi formally submits resignation as widespread violence continues

  • Saturday saw yet more bloodshed, with three protesters killed and dozens more wounded
Topic |   Iraq

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Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square, Baghdad. Photo: AP Photo
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Iraqi demonstrators rally in Al-Rashid Street near the central bank in the capital Baghdad, amid ongoing anti-government protests. Photo: AFP

Iraqis continue anti-government protests, despite PM’s vow to quit

  • Iraqis are back on the streets protesting, unsatisfied with Adel Abdul Mahdi’s vowed resignation
  • At least 420 have died in the protests, sparked by anger at poor public services, lack of jobs and government corruption
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Iraqi demonstrators rally in Al-Rashid Street near the central bank in the capital Baghdad, amid ongoing anti-government protests. Photo: AFP
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