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Video: Iraqi Youth Angry at Slow Pace of Reform

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform Protests escalated across Iraq’s capital Baghdad as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform. […]

Video: What lies ahead for Iraq?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With Iraq the site of Iran’s biggest single security loss in years, is there any prospect of Iraq plotting its own independent course? We put that question to a panel of experts:

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Video: Trump Threatens Iraq with Sanctions

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. US President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric with Iran and Iraq late on Sunday, warning of a “major retaliation” if Iran strikes back to avenge the US assassination of one of its […]

Video: Protests Against US and Iranian Interference

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Students protest against American and Iranian interference Iraqi students take to the streets in the Iraqi city of Karbala to protest against the US and Iran’s interference in Iraq. View on YouTube

President ‘would rather resign’ over PM Nominee

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi President Barham Salih refused on Thursday to designate a nominee for an Iran-backed parliamentary bloc for prime minister, saying he would rather resign than appoint someone to the position who would be […]

Video: Escalation of Violence in Nasiriya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya has seen some of the worst violence against anti-government demonstrators. As many as 96 people have been killed in the city since the beginning of October, 40 […]

Video: Protesters Clash with Security Forces in Karbala

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi protesters clash with security forces in Iraq’s city of Karbala Iraqi protesters clash with security forces in Iraq’s central city of Karbala as anti-government protests continue across the country. View on YouTube

Video: Adel Abdul Mahdi’s Short Tenure as PM

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Adel Abdul Mahdi became prime minister in October 2018, at a time of unrest in the country. His government promised to make things better, but said it needed more time but was unsuccessful. […]

Video: Iraq Businesses Hurt by Protests

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Weeks of anti-government protests in Iraq are damaging trade. Some shop owners are struggling to stay in business because of roadblocks, port closures and internet interruptions. While many say they are sympathetic towards […]

Video: Iraq’s Internet Blackout Continues

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has been engulfed in violent protests in the past few weeks as soldiers fired live rounds into crowds. But this has only entrenched the protesters’ position as they demand a complete overhaul […]

Video: Protests Persist in Defiance of Baghdad Curfew

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqis are defying a curfew in a new wave of protests. They are back on the streets of the capital, calling for political change. There is widespread anger over corruption, the lack of […]