Map. History of Iraq conflict

17 April 2021
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Basra on Tuesday evening
Demonstration at Tahrir Square in Baghdad
Heavy shooting to disperse demonstrators in Dhi Qar province of Iraq
The Prime Minister of Iraq: We regret the deaths of demonstrators and security forces
[email protected]: @SecPompeo spoke today with Iraqi Prime Minister al-Mahdi. "Pompeo emphasized that peaceful public demonstrations are a fundamental element of all democracies. The Secretary deplored the death toll among the protesters as a result of the Govt of Iraq's crackdown
Iraqi government postpones upcoming provincial elections to an unspecified date, according to Iraqi state media. The elections were previously scheduled for April 2020
Demonstrators block the bridges of Al Hadarat and Al Nasr in the center of the city of Nasiriyah in southern Iraq
Demonstrators block the bridges of Al-Qaratad and Al-Nasr in the center of Nasiriyah city in the center of Dhi Qar province
Renewed clashes between Iraqi security and demonstrators in Baghdad
The first military demonstration in support of popular protests in the Iraqi city of Karbala
A number of demonstrators get injured by government forces near al-Khalani square in Baghdad
A number of demonstrators were injured near al-Khalani Square in Baghdad after clashes with the security forces resumed
1 year ago
Protesters shut down the official Iraqi channel in the province of Maysan
Iraqi presidency responds to White House statement on the country's current crisis with demonstrations, says reforms are a national decision, not subject to external dictates
Security forces fire smoke bombs against demonstrators in al-Khalani Square in Baghdad
Demonstration at Tahrir Square last night
5 suicide bombers were killed last night in airstrike near Lake Hamrin, and the Army killed 4 more militants near the area of Al-Dhirbah. 6 soldiers wounded in the clashes
Basra yesterday: re-erecting tents on the square of the sit-in
Today IS militants claimed to have attacked a joint Iraqi and U.S. army patrol in Makhmur yesterday with automatic weapons and said 1 U.S. soldier was wounded and the IS statement "prays" for his death
Now, security forces have been arrested dozen of protesters in the center of city of Basra, Al-Ashar district.
Coalition forces provide air support to ICTs to pursue ISIS remains in Makhmour hills in Kirkuk
Tear gas canisters were fired at al-Khalani Square in Baghdad
Secretary-General of the League of Arab States: We stress the need to intensify dialogue in Iraq to stop the violence
Iraqi security forces violently disperse a demonstration in Basra province and arrest 6 students
Protest in Dhi Qar, Iraq now
Heavy deployment of security forces in Basra
Demonstration in Al Nasiriyah right now
Iraq: Student demonstrations in Karbala close the Directorate of Education and graduate staff
The streets of Nasiriyah embraces the funeral of one of protesters
Dhi Qar: Continuation of the closure of the Education Building and the funeral of one of the dead and hundreds of protesters join the scene of the sit-in
Diwaniya: high school students confirm their continued sit-in & support demonstrators & say "school is important, but the homeland is more important"
Internet is being restored in Iraq as of 8:00 a.m. Baghdad time (05:00 UTC) as part of 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. curfew cycle; social media remain blocked for most users and service remains degraded 40 days after the introduction of restrictions
Iraq Protests: Washington supports the calls for early elections & electoral reform in Iraq
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