Two demonstrators were killed and dozens were injured when security forces dispersed protesters near Basra government building

Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 November 2019
Iraq has woken to a fourth day of near-total internet shutdowns, with growing concern that blackouts are hindering the documentation of human rights violations; connectivity at 35% of normal levels; incident ongoing
Medical sources in Basra: 8 people killed and 150 injured during the Iraqi security forces broke up a sit-in in front of the governorate building
1 week ago
4 members of PKK identified in Metina region in northern Iraq, neutralized in air campaign
The number of dead in Basra rises to 7 dead and more than 150 others wounded; as a result of crackdown by government forces against demonstrators.
4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Suleymaniyah and Halabja provinces in Iraq. The center of earthquake was 37 km from Andimeshk, Khuzestan Province, Iran.
Two demonstrators were killed and dozens were injured when security forces dispersed protesters near Basra government building
Security forces disperse demonstrators at Al-Rasheed Street in central Baghdad
Protesters are creating shields to protect themselves from the tear gas canisters that have killed dozens of protesters since the start of IraqProtests in October 1.
The EU deplores the excessive use of force against protestors in Iraq, undermining their right to express their legitimate demands, and expects perpetrators of all violations to be held accountable.
Coalition Jets Pound IS Positions near Kirkuk
Iraqi medical sources: 4 demonstrators killed in Baghdad after security forces fired bullets to disperse protesters
Internet shut down again across most of Iraq following brief 3 hour restoration; real-time network data show national connectivity down to 34% leaving citizens cut off from the world amid crisis; incident ongoing
Iran's National Security Council equates protests in Iraq with "ISIS strife"
Demonstrators try to cut the Martyrs bridge in Baghdad and security forces are trying to counter them
Gunfire in the air to disperse demonstrators in al-Rasheed neighborhood who tried to remove concrete barriers
In province of Babel, Protesters bring down a display of former PM Nouri Al Maliki, Iraq
A student demonstration in Tikrit, Iraq, to support the demonstrators in Baghdad
Demonstrators block some of the main roads, including Kufa-Najaf road, the airport and Sadr hospital bridge
Demonstrators withdraw from the gate of the port of Umm Qasr after negotiations
Internet access has just been restored across much of Iraq beginning 10:00 a.m. Baghdad time (07:00 UTC); unclear if connectivity will be sustained; real-time data show social media remain blocked, messaging apps restricted - @netblocks
Protesters close the entrance to the port of Umm Qasr in Basra after resuming operations there briefly
An Iraqi activist has been assassinated and his friend injured in Missian Southern Iraq.1 week ago
An Iraqi activist has been assassinated and his friend injured in Missian Southern Iraq.
Half an hour ago renewed clashes near the building of the province of Karbala
Iraqi Armed Forces: What is happening in Umm Qasr could severely damage the economy
Iraqi Armed Forces: We ask demonstrators not to approach military bases
Iraqi Armed Forces: We call on young protesters to avoid violence
Turkish warplanes hit Darkare village in Zakho
Iraqi security forces open fire to disperse protesters at Shuhada Bridge in Baghdad
Iraqi sources: protesters prevent oil tankers from entering the Nasiriyah refinery
Turkish military jets shell Mount Khamtir in Kurdistan Region's Zakho — eyewitnesses tell Rudaw
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