Showing posts with label Green Zone. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Green Zone. Show all posts

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Iraq PM orders arrest of Green Zone protesters

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday ordered authorities to arrest and prosecute protesters who attacked security forces, lawmakers and damaged state property after breaking into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone to protest delays in reform plans.

Followers of Iraq's prominent Shiite cleric storm Baghdad Green Zone. The political system created following the U.S.-led invasion in 2003

Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...