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Iraq protest camps splinter over cleric's backing of new PM

Feb 03, 2020 - 9:43 PM

Most young protesters have rejected premier-designate Mohammad Allawi as too close to the ruling elite and a product of consensus among much-reviled parties

PROTEST. Iraqi anti-government demonstrators step on a poster bearing the portrait of prime minister-designate Mohammad Allawi in Baghdad's Tahrir square on February 3, 2020. Photo by Sabah Arar/AFP

Iraqi protesters dig in heels despite new PM-designate

Feb 02, 2020 - 6:11 PM

Demonstrators demand a politically independent successor who had not served in government. For them, ex-communications minister Mohammad Allawi does not make the cut.

PROTESTS CONTINUE. Masked anti-government protesters wave the national flag before flaming tires at a makeshift roadblock in the central Iraqi holy shrine city of Najaf on February 1, 2020. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP