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Iraqi policeman killed in clashes with pro-Sadr protesters

An Iraqi policeman was killed and seven others wounded in clashes with protesters loyal to prominent Shi`ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who had gathered in Baghdad on Saturday to demand political reforms, the interior ministry said.

Iraqis defy ban to rally for reforms in Baghdad

Thousands of Iraqis defied warnings from authorities and rallied in the heart of Baghdad on Friday, renewing pressure on the government to carry out reforms targeting corruption and sectarianism.

Four killed, 90 injured in Baghdad's Green Zone riots: Hospitals

Four killed, 90 injured in Baghdad's Green Zone riots: Hospitals

The toll, compiled from four hospitals where casualties were taken and Baghdad's central morgue, accounts only for gunshot wounds and does not include cases of suffocation caused by tear gas.

Protesters break into, parliament, PM's office in Baghdad Green Zone

Baghdad: Hundreds of protesters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday broke into the office of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the parliament building in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad.

Protesters in Green Zone, Iraq's PM Haider al-Abadi calls for punishment of rioters

Protesters in Green Zone, Iraq's PM Haider al-Abadi calls for punishment of rioters

Thousands of protesters were inside Baghdad`s Green Zone Sunday after breaking into the fortified area and storming the parliament, as Iraq`s premier called for rioters to be pursued and punished.

Iraqi PM opens Green Zone to all citizens

A statement from the premier's office says al-Abadi was the first to pass through the newly-opened Green Zone, or the International Zone as it is officially known.