Internet shut down again across most of Iraq following 4 hour partial restoration; real-time network data show national connectivity down to just 30% cutting off local voices amid ongoing crisis; incident ongoing

Map. History of Iraq conflict

10 December 2019
Rally at Tahrir square in Baghdad
Internet shut down again across most of Iraq following 4 hour partial restoration; real-time network data show national connectivity down to just 30% cutting off local voices amid ongoing crisis; incident ongoing
Three demonstrators were killed near Tahrir Square in central Baghdad
Similar crackdowns underway in Basra & Karbala, @AFP correspondents report, where protest camps have been cleared out or burned, demonstrators arrested
Witnesses of smoke billowing and the sound of live bullets after the suppression of demonstrators in al-Khalani Square in central Baghdad
Iraq factions reach deal to save government and 'end protests' after series of meetings, including gatherings led by Iran's Qasem Soleimani: AFP
In Dhi Qar: the continued sit-in in the Shatra and Rifai1 month ago
In Dhi Qar: the continued sit-in in the Shatra and Rifai
Iraqi Oil Minister: production and export levels in the country stable
In Refaie, Nasriyah, protesters reported seeing a new tear gas with red/pink flares and much stronger effects being used yesterday1 month ago
In Refaie, Nasriyah, protesters reported seeing a new tear gas with red/pink flares and much stronger effects being used yesterday
Prime Minister @masrour_barzani's visit to Bardarash camp and his meetings with the camp residents from  Northern Syria1 month ago
Prime Minister @masrour_barzani's visit to Bardarash camp and his meetings with the camp residents from Northern Syria
Live bullets were fired at demonstrators in al-Khalani Square in central Baghdad
Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi: we cut the internet when we see it is being used to spread violence & hate. This is a temporary measure that will be done for the shortest time
Abdul Mahdi says Iraqi authorities have restricted Internet services because some have used them to incite violence
Massive firing of tear gas canisters in Al-Khalani Square in Baghdad and security forces launch a campaign of arrests against demonstrators in the square
An official at the port of Umm Qasr in Basra announces the reopening of the port and the resumption of work there
Iraqi security forces fire teargas as they chase protesters in al-Rashid Street near al-Senak Bridge in Baghdad
Iraqi security forces begin to break up the sit-in near al-Senak Bridge in central Baghdad
4 killed during the dispersal of demonstrators in front of the building of Basra province in southern Iraq
Iraqi police use live bullets to disperse demonstrators in Basra
Dozens of sit-ins continue in Afak district east of Diwaniya
Iraqi security forces prevent demonstrators access to the Martyrs Bridge in Baghdad
Security forces use tear gas to disperse protesters at al-Tahrir Bridge in Baghdad
1 month ago
Iraq - Shooting is heard during a demonstration in Rifai district, north of Nasiriyah
Hundreds of demonstrators flocked to the naval square in Basra amid a large security deployment
Baghdad: Clashes between riot police and demonstrators in Al-Rasheed Street
1 month ago
Turkish Defense Ministry says 9 militants have been neutralized in air operations in Metina, northern Iraq
1 month ago
Pompeo: We must help the people of Iraq and Lebanon get rid of Iranian influence and fulfill their aspirations
Iraqi state TV reports that explosives experts have detonated a bomb under a bridge that has been witnessing daily anti-government protests in the capital city
Security forces arrest a number of demonstrators in the city of "Diwaniya" in the province of Qadisiyah, southern Iraq.
Sistani holds Iraqi security forces responsible for using excessive violence against the demonstrators
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