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Heshmat Alavi @HeshmatAlavi
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#BREAKING
#IraqProtests Update
July 20 - Hours ago
Basra, southern #Iraq
Demonstration against poverty, corruption & embezzlement.
Iraqis are blaming #Iran's regime for their miseries.

(Interesting how Iranians are also suffering from poverty, corruption & embezzlement.)
#BREAKING
#IraqProtests Update
July 20 - Hours ago
Baghdad, #Iraq
Security forces are attacking protesters to prevent their entrance into the "Green Zone," known as the government center.
People demand immediate release of arrested protesters & firm action against corruption.
#BREAKING
#IraqProtests Update
July 20 - Hours ago
Baghdad, #Iraq
Dozens of protesters are injured as security forces open live fire & use tear gas against demonstrators.
#BREAKING
#IraqProtests Update
July 20
Basra, southern #Iraq
Protesters have surrounded the governor's office. Security forces cannot overcome the crowd without resorting to opening live fire, sources say.
#IraqProtests
July 20
Baghdad, #Iraq
Security forces using water cannons to disperse the protesters.
Furious over #Iran's meddling in their country, reports indicate Iraqis have set fire to offices of groups linked to Tehran.
#Winning
#IraqProtests
July 20
Baghdad, #Iraq
More footage of today's peaceful anti-corruption demonstrations.
#Winning
#IraqProtests
July 20
Baghdad, #Iraq
Security forces using tear gas to disperse the protesters.

Protesters will only be #Winning if they continue their demands & not lose focus of #Iran's meddling.
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