Controversial Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr announced on Tuesday he was dissolving the "blue caps", an organised unit of his supporters accused of deadly attacks on anti-government protests in recent days.
On February 5, as many as two dozen people were killed when protests against the Iraqi government descended into deadly violence in Najaf, a city in southern Iraq. The violent crackdown was led by the
Since last October, Iraqis have staged peaceful anti-government protests throughout Baghdad and the southern provinces. These mass protest movements have drawn attention for their unifying nationalistic
Ayatollah al-Sistani berates security forces for failing to protect protesters killed in clashes with Sadrists in Najaf. Iraqi activists and anti-government protesters have welcomed the speech of top cleric
KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) - After followers of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite cleric who had once supported anti-government protests attacked sit-ins this week, some activists are looking to one last vestige the
BAGHDAD—The U.S. plans to renew a waiver allowing Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions, U.S. and Iraqi officials said, as Washington and Baghdad move to ease after
Clashes erupted at an anti-government protest site in Najaf when supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr raided the sit-in. Baghdad, Iraq - At least five people have been killed and dozens of others wounded in between