WORLD – Shia protesters storm parliament

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Hundreds of Shia Muslim activists have stormed Iraq’s parliament in Baghdad, in protest against continuing deadlock in approving a new cabinet. Supporters of cleric Moqtada Sadr broke through barricades of the fortified Green Zone for the first time, after MPs failed to convene for a vote. A state of emergency was declared and security forces […]

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State of emergency declared in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi parliament - Washington Post

Washington Post State of emergency declared in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi parliamentWashington PostBAGHDAD — Protesters stormed Iraq’s parliament Saturday in a dramatic culmination of months of demonstrations, casting uncertainty over the tenure of the country’s prime minister and the foundations of the political system laid in place after the […]