Iraqis gather in Baghdad to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country. Photo: AFP Iraqis gather in Baghdad to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country. Photo: AFP
Iraqis gather in Baghdad to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country. Photo: AFP
Iraq

Thousands protest in Iraq to demand ouster of US troops

  • The American military presence has been a hot-button issue in Iraq since a US drone strike killed Iranian general Soleimani
  • A statement by the influential cleric Moqtada Sadr called for the closing of Iraqi airspace to US military

Topic |   Iraq
Iraqis gather in Baghdad to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country. Photo: AFP Iraqis gather in Baghdad to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country. Photo: AFP
Iraqis gather in Baghdad to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country. Photo: AFP
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