• Iraqis in Basra protest poor services, lack of jobs

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BAGHDAD - An activist says thousands of Iraqis in the southern Basra province have taken to the streets to protest against poor public services and unemployment. Sameer al-Maliki says the protesters fanned out on Thursday, demanding immediate action by the central government in Baghdad. They plan to block roads leading to oil fields and...
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