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In Iraq, Iranian Consulate Torched And Security Forces Fire On Protesters

More than two dozen protesters in Iraq have been killed since Wednesday, and the worst violence has been in the country's south. It's a growing display of anger over Iran's role in Iraqi politics.
Iraqi demonstrators take cover from security forces behind trash cans during clashes in the city of Karbala on Thursday. Source: Mohammed Sawaf

Violent protests swept across parts of southern Iraq and Baghdad on Thursday in a growing display of public anger over Iran's interference in Iraqi affairs. This comes one day after demonstrators set fire to an Iranian consulate in the holy Shiite

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