More than 20 killed as anti-government protests grip Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY VIDEO) — At least 21 people have been killed in Iraq, with protesters back on the streets sceptical about a government promise to introduce sweeping economic reforms.

Demonstrators are calling for Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to resign.

They say he is not doing enough to tackle high levels of unemployment and corruption.


This article is written and prepared by our foreign editors writing for OBSERVATORY NEWS VIDEO from different countries around the world – material edited and published by OBSERVATORY staff in our newsroom.

Our Standards, Terms of Use: Standard Terms And Conditions.

OBSERVATORY NEWS VIDEO — Breaking news source, real-time coverage of the world’s events, life, politics, money, business, finance, economy, markets, war and conflict zones.

Contact us: [email protected]

Stay connected with News Observatory and Observatory Newsroom, also with our online services and never lost the breaking news stories happening around the world.

Support The OBSERVATORY from as little as $1 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.

We are NEWS OBSERVATORY — the only funding and support we get from people – we are categorically not funded by any political party, any government somewhere or from any grouping that supports certain interests – the only support that makes OBSERVATORY possible came from you.