Iraqi protesters breach parliament building in Baghdad | CBC News

Iraqi protesters breach parliament building in Baghdad | CBC News

Thousands of followers of an influential Shia cleric breached Iraq’s parliament on Saturday, the second time this week, protesting government formation efforts led by his rivals, an alliance of Iran-backed groups. The alliance called for counter-protests, raising the spectre of civil strife. Iraqi security forces initially used tear gas and sound bombs to try to repel the demonstrators, causing several …

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