Iraqi police opened fire to disperse dozens of protesters near the Basra Governorate as they demonstrated against a shortage of jobs, electricity, water and other basic services.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

19 August 2018
Clashes erupt between Turkish army, PKK in Kurdistan Region. NRT correspondent Abdo Hussein said the clashes broke out in Garwi Kawrate near Lelikan village in the Bradost area, northeast of Erbil.
According to a phone call from Nasriyya: Many civilians were injured and at least 3 killed during the protests. No electricity.
In Dhi Qar Province Iraq, 46 injured in protests including 29 Security Forces. Protesters surround Dhi Qar Council building. Security Forces try to disperse crowds with water cannons.
Iraqi PM sends 6 Emergency Response Division battalions and 3 Counter-terrorism service battalions from Baghdad to Basra in the wake of ongoing protests. A number of Army brigades also ordered south.
Iraqi security forces open fire against protestors in Basra as demonstrations enter the second week. Rising unemployment and an electricity crisis has plagued the city amidst temperatures reaching 117 degrees
Iraqi government decreases Nineveh Province share of electricity from 750 MW to 400 to increase electricity hours in southern Iraq - Director of Nineveh Electricity says.
Fly Dubai declare that their flights from and to Najaf will be suspended till 22th July.
The Iraqi government deploying large numbers of security forces in Baghdad to confront the protesters gathering
Jordan's state airline suspends flights to Iraqi city of Najaf: statement
Fly Dubai cancel all its flights to the city of Najaf, Iraq until July 22
Two counter-terrorism officers were wounded in clashes in Dhi Qar governorate
Basrah: One demonstrator was killed and another injured by live bullets
Iraq's security forces have clamped down on groups exploiting protests in Hilla, Babil province, to burn and vandalise people's properties.
Dozens of Iraqi protesters are attempting to break into the Dhi Qar Provincial Council currently holding a council members emergency meeting. Protests continue to rage on in southern Iraqi provinces over lack of public services.
Residents of Talar City in Erbil protest lack of public services
Medical source for Rudaw: injuries among rioters and riot police in Dhi Qar
1 protester have been Killed and 3 Injured after Iraqi police opened fire to disperse dozens of protesters near the Basra Governorate
1 month ago
Iraqi police opened fire to disperse dozens of protesters near the Basra Governorate as they demonstrated against a shortage of jobs, electricity, water and other basic services.
1 month ago
Demonstrations have been started In Basra southern of Iraq, the protesters attacking Governorate build and the Public sector in the city have been Shut down, the security Forces blocked all main streets.
Protests ongoing in Dhi Qar province.
1 month ago
Iraqi security forces withdraw from Kirkuk to southern Iraq
Demonstrators in Basra storming the headquarters of the province
1 month ago
Basrah: 5 demonstrators injured after the Iraqi security forces used gas bombs and live bullets to disperse them
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Basra governorate building threatened to break into it after clashes with riot police
1 month ago
Two protesters killed in Najaf while trying to enter headquarters of Shia group
July 14 - Saturday night local time Baghdad protests in solidarity with rallies in Iraq's southern provinces; angry people are setting fire to the offices of the Dawa and other political parties affiliated to Iran's government.
The increase in the number of casualties following the live fire on demonstrators by elements of the armed parties In the province of Missan Iraq
Missan: The security forces fires at the demonstrators1 month ago
Missan: The security forces fires at the demonstrators
[email protected] correspondent in Basra: "Iraqi Counter-Terror forces have been deployed in the city" to crackdown the protests.
Iraq PM Abadi orders dismantling of Najaf airport managing authority after protesters storm terminal building
Iraq PM Abadi issues 7-point decree to address the demands of Basra Protests
Iraqi federal police declare a curfew in Basra city southern of Iraq.
Iraqi government imposes night-time curfew in Basra amid bloody protests
Clashes between the Badr militia and demonstrators after an attack on a militia headquarters in Basra
Iraqi Interior ministry announces State of security alert
Internet has been shut down in southern and central Iraq, including Baghdad, as protests continue to spread
Protesters burn one of the offices of Hashd al-Shaabi's al-Badr Brigades militias in Basra.
Military units are on high alert in Baghdad airport, massive ERD units sent to Basra, Internet has been cut off / slowed down from a large percentage of the country
2 protesters killed, 7 injured in Najaf. Iraq
Iraq: Protesters besiege Karbala governorate building and try to storm it
Hashd al-Shaabi's al-Badr Brigades militias disperse protesters using live ammo as they try to storm the party's office in Basra.
Basra: PMU - Badr forces dispersed groups who tried to storm the headquarters of the Badr Organization in the area of ​​Al-Twaisah.
Up to 19 people were injured Saturday in clashes between security forces and demonstrators in the southeastern governorate of Maysan, a senior health official said.
Iran Guards say kill three militants near Iraq border
Violent clashes between demonstrators on anti-riot police in front of the residence of the Thi Qar Governor. Protests across Iraq are into the sixth consecutive day.
Najaf: Security forces impose a curfew in the city.
Violent clashes between demonstrators with Molotov cocktail on anti-riot police in front of the residence of the Thi Qar Governor. Protests across Iraq are into the sixth consecutive day.
In the city of Nasriyya (Thi Qar Governorate), protestors chant: "Iran, Iran, we don't want you anymore, Thi Qar will not shut up anymore." #BasraProtests
Facebook is reportedly down in Iraq, but according to only Kurdistan region affected
Iraqi PM meets with National Security Council to discuss protests in south
2 Iraqis killed in protests last night in Amara in Miysan Province. This is 7th day of protests and 3 protesters have been killed so far. Protesters in Amara were killed by gunfire from unknown source.
Internet cut in Basra amid growing protests against corruption of the ruling government in Iraq. Basra
19 injured in Maysan, including protesters and members of security forces, some of the injuries are from gunshot wounds.
Iraqi forces placed on 'high alert' as violent protests enter sixth day Iraq
Al-Basrah - Iraqi Safwan borders near Kuwait
Its seems @facebook has been blocked by Iraqi government including Kurdistan Region.
The ISF killed 4 ISIS during operations in Meteibeja yesterday. Seems that they were holed up in a tunnel.
Safwan crossing has been re-opened.
All flights between Iran, Kuwait and city of Najaf in Iraq suspended, planes can't land or take off from that airport. If possible flights will be re-routed to capital Mashhad and Baghdad.
Iraq Army 15th and 16th Divisions launched a major sweep in Nineveh with support from Army Aviation yesterday. Units succeeded in destroying 12 tunnels the militants were using to store food, seized a small cache of explosives, and arrested 7 suspects
Kuwait measures on the border with Iraq "precautionary"
Coalition base at the phosphate plant rail yards in Al Qaim expanded quite a bit since it has been used as artillery position by US and French troops. ALTUS aerostat at the base
Protesters have closed Safwan border crossing with Kuwait
1 soldier killed, 2 other wounded in armed attack on Al Adghat checkpoint in Salahudin province
Protesters return to sit-in in front of Basra provincial council after the removal of tents late on Friday night
E. Syria: new border crossing with Iraq near AbuKemal under construction. Previous one was razed by ISIS.
Turkish warplanes destroyed a PKK car in Balnda valley, between Erbil and Duhok.
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