Map. History of Iraq conflict

22 April 2021
Protests in #Baghdad continues tonight, as now the amount of gun fires is unbelievably massive
Iraqi parliament speaker condemns attack on Al Arabiya and al-Hadath offices
NRT Arabic on attack: Several of the employees of the channel were severely beaten. The gunmen were driving several white Toyota Land Cruiser GRX SUVs and also attacked local police that were in the area.
A witness in one of the attacked media channels tonight: they were 12 white cars without number plates with armed men in black & balaclavas. The cars blocked the road, the men lined up the staff on the floor. They beat the staff up, took their wallets & phones.
There are wounded among civilians in Sadr city in Baghdad after shelling
Reporter of @AlGhadTV Channel got injured after an attack on the channel's office by armed people in Baghdad
Multiple blasts heard in Sadr city, Baghdad
Dozens of unknown shells landed in Sadr City in Baghdad
Protesters are calling the shooters "Shoot ISIS, don't shoot us" the tweet says that the Iraqi soldiers and protesters are on one side and unidentified gunmen on the other side are shooting them
The head of the local council in al-Bahar area of Basra province was killed by unknown gunmen
Dhi Qar Province: 21 dead
The death toll from Saturday's protests in Iraq rose to 19
Gunmen on 3 armed cars attacked the office of the @AlHadath in Baghdad and assaulted journalists
Kurdish media outlet NRT says its Baghdad office was "shut down by force" by "security forces," while news channel al-Arabiya says masked gunmen ransacked its office in Baghdad. The gunmen "prevented the federal police from helping us," al-Arabiya added
Gunmen in balaclavas attacked the offices of the following TV stations in Baghdad: Dijla, NRT, Arabiya, Arabiya Hadath, Fallouja, Alghad Alaraby, Al-Sharqiya and Skynew Arabia. They ransacked the offices, destroyed their equipment and broadcast facilities
Al-Arabiya correspondent in Baghdad: Black-clad gunmen attacked company office and staff
Al-Arabiya correspondent in Baghdad: colleagues were injured during the storming of gunmen to our office
Najaf government lifts curfew and announces tomorrow a working day
Protest in Nasiriyah just before
A demonstrator was killed and two others wounded in clashes in front of Badr Organization headquarters in Nasiriyah, southern Iraq
Police and medical sources: the death toll of the protests in Baghdad today rises to 8
Demonstrations start in Al-Ialam neighborhood in Baghdad
6 demonstrators injured by government forces in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniyah
Limited clashes in Baghdad and police prevent demonstrators from reaching Tahrir Square
Reuters, citing Iraqi police sources: 5 people were killed in clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Baghdad
Demonstrators burn the office of the National Wisdom Movement in the province of Dhi Qar in southern Iraq
The meeting between the speaker of the Iraqi parliament and representatives of the demonstrators ended without results
OHCHR: Protester killed in protests today in Baghdad
Large demonstrations start in Diwaniya towards the governorate building
Live bullets were fired at demonstrators and injuries were reported near Al-Nakheel Mall in Baghdad
Representatives of demonstrations reportedly asked Al Halbousi to restore the internet access
Unknown militants firing on Dijla channel office in Baghdad after covering the demonstrations in Iraq
US helicopters land in the "Green Zone" in the capital Baghdad, just before
Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and President Barham Salih promise to fulfill the demands of the protesters - Iraqi media
Iraq protest death toll nears 100, almost 4,000 injured: rights panel
Security forces in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar impose a curfew from 1 pm until further notice
Death toll from Iraqi protests rises to 73, more than 3,000 injured
Iraqi security forces are trying to prevent the arrival of hundreds of protesters to the gathering areas of demonstrators in Baghdad despite the lifting of curfew
The UN Secretary-General calls on everyone in Iraq to exercise restraint and refrain from violence
The curfew in Baghdad to be lifted at 5 am
Demonstrators block roads and burn tires in Baghdad's Amel neighborhood
Neurosurgery Hospital in Baghdad was closed after being stormed by unidentified gunmen who assaulted medical staff
Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr calls for the resignation of the Iraqi government
AlMayadeen TV quotes governor of Najaf that security forces arrested group of Iraqi protestors who entered the old town to attack house of supreme religious authority, Ayatollah Sistani. Iranian media claim they wanted to assassinate Sistani.
Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament: We will join the demonstrations if the state fails to implement the demands of the demonstrators
Iraqi security and medical sources: 10 protesters killed during Friday protests in Baghdad
Security Media Cell: Two members of the Iraqi security forces and two citizens were killed in al-Tayaran Square and Al-Nakheel Mall by unknown snipers
Iraqi PM calls for legislative and judicial branches to implement reforms
Security Information Cell: 4 people, including two members of the security forces, were killed by unknown snipers fire in the center of the Iraqi capital
Iraqi official: the death toll of demonstrations in Iraq since the start of protests last Tuesday rises to 53
In Iraq, Dijla TV station says militias have stormed its office in Baghdad & set it on fire
Security forces close the entrance to the Neurosurgery Teaching Hospital in Baghdad
Protests continue in Baghdad for the fourth consecutive day Mosul
Snipers stationed on the Neurosurgery Teaching Hospital shooting at the Baghdad demonstrators.
Activists say that they are being targeted by snipers from the roofs of buildings in the capital Baghdad.
A demonstrator killed in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniyah
In addition to the Internet blackout in Iraq the main roads in Baghdad are almost entirely blocked
Massive protests happening in Baghdad, and the wave of the protests are being disperse by the live bullets and ammunitions of the security forces. Gun shoots are heard everywhere in Baghdad, according to protesters.
Diwaniya: violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces in the vicinity of the government compound
Demonstrators entered the building of Diwaniya provincial council after council's protection fired live bullets at the demonstrators
Protests renewed in Diwaniya, Basra and Kut in southern Iraq
Security forces are keep on shooting tear gases and live ammunitions against the protesters in Baghdad, here is al-Khalani Square where the security forces are targeting the protesters.
President of Kurdistan Region: Security situation is worsening in the country
Naseriyah now: Protestors started moving towards places to start the demonstrations.
Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr calls on MPs in Sairoon party to suspend their activities in parliament until the government sanctions reform plan
Iraqi Protesters gather in streets near Tahrir Square
During Friday Prayers in Iran today, Ayatollah Mohammad Emami-Kashani warned United States & Israel are stoking protests in Iraq to disrupt Arbaeen2019.
ICRC issues statement, says it is concerned by the increasingly violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Iraq
1 year ago
Qatar asks its citizens to leave Iraq immediately.
Family of five killed in Erbil's Pir Rash village; no known motive
"All must be aware of the danger of excessive violence in the protests", Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah Sistani calls this week's deaths/destruction from unrest in Iraq ?? "sorrowful", condemned aggression on protesters & against security forces & public/private properties
Sistani calls on the Iraqi government to fight corruption and change its approach in dealing with Iraq's problems
Iraqi Border policeman killed in armed attack near Khanaqin
UN Special Representative welcomes PM Abdul-Mahdi's address; Dialogue must pave the way to understanding, reconciliation and progress
1 year ago
Extensive deployment of security forces in Maysan province, southern Iraq.
Iraqi Defense Ministry says some unknown infiltrators have fired on protesters & security forces
Reuters, citing Iraqi sources: 44 people have been killed since protests began last Tuesday
Internet available in Basrah and Emara provinces
Police in Basra are saying 'criminal motives' were behind what looks more like a targeted assassination of activist Hussein Adel and his wife. Similar assassinations and threats followed last summer's protests in Basra
Iraqi forces are firing directly at protesters in Baghdad, as per AFP, and no longer shooting in the air.
Iraq forces fire on dozens of protesters in Baghdad: AFP
After a year in office, PM Abdel Mahdi blames the Iraqi Parliament (political parties) for not allowing him to appoint competent ministers capable of delivering essential services (electricity, water, etc) and creating jobs. Iraq
Iraq PM Abdul Mahdi, in his speech, did not announced his resignation as it was expected. Instead he listed sth that will not satisfy anybody. - Give salaries to families without enough income - Release arrested protestors - Completion of the cabinet lineup away from quotas
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