Basra Protests Flare up; Five Killed in Iraq

Lingering unemployment protests outside the Basra Oil Company turned violent on Tuesday, with clashes reported between demonstrators and security forces. No casualty figures were reported as yet, but tires were set on fire. The demonstrators have been gathering at the company, demanding jobs, since early in November. At least five were killed, and seven were … Continue reading “Basra Protests Flare up; Five Killed in Iraq”