Middle East

UN, top Iraq cleric urge 'serious' reforms after protests

Iraqi protesters clash with Iraqi security forces at Baghdad's Khallani square during ongoing anti-government demonstrations on November 11, 2019. The United States has urged Iraq to hold early polls and carry out electoral reform, after a rights group warned a deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters could spiral into a "bloodbath". Three protesters were shot dead in the southern city of Nasiriyah on November 10 while dozens of demonstrators were wounded in Baghdad. / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAY

 

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