Iraqi PM Resigns After 40 Killed in Protests

Whatever promises Abdul-Mahdi made to Pence or Trump, they didn’t pan out. Iraqi security forces killed at least 40 anti-government protesters on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Protesters set fire to the Iranian embassy the night before the protests. At least 350 people have died since protests against government corruption began on October 1st. Reported by Fox News. Read more…

As a result, Iraq’s Prime Minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi announced Friday that he would resign.  Reported by Fox News. Read more…

More Reported by AP (confirming resignation). Read more…

Furthermore, Iraq’s top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, urged Iraq’s parliament to replace the cabinet. Reported by i24 News. Read more…

Iraq’s parliament has accepted the prime minister’s resignation. Reported by i24 News. Read more…