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Libya’s Eastern-based Govt Resigns

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya’s eastern-based government resigns amid Benghazi protests The government aligned with Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter resigned on Sunday following days of protests in Benghazi and other eastern cities. Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani submitted his government’s resignation… Read More

The Al-Kadhimi Govt and the Future of Iraq’s Protests

By Hayder Al Shakeri, for the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Al-Kadhimi Government and the Future of Iraq’s Protests In October 2019, Iraqi youth took to the streets en masse to protest against… Read More

Serraj Suspends GNA Interior Minister

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj [Serraj] of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) suspended Misratan-born Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha [pictured] on Friday, setting up a major split within the Tripoli-based government that threatens progress… Read More

Video: Protesters call for Basra Governor to Resign

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Protesters in southern Iraq have given the local governor until now to either resign or face more unrest. The rallies have been sparked by the killings of several prominent activists and people are… Read More

No quick fix for Iraq’s Electricity Crisis

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. No quick fix for Iraq’s Electricity Crisis The heat wave in Iraq has raised the ire of citizens in the central and southern areas, pushing many to take to… Read More

Iraqi Protesters set sights on Local Governors

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi protesters set sights on local governors Protesters in central and southern Iraq are demanding the sacking of governors and local government administrators. The protests have spread to Kirkuk, where demonstrators called for removing… Read More

Iraq to Investigate Killing of Protesters

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Iraq to launch investigations against killing of protesters The new Iraqi government has begun procedures to reinvestigate the violent acts during the popular protests that broke out in October… Read More

UN details Ordeal of Abducted Protesters

Iraq: UN details ordeal of abducted protesters, welcomes Government’s promise to investigate and compensate A United Nations report published today on the abduction of protesters in Iraq since last October details their ordeals from the time of abduction through interrogation to acts of torture. In its fourth report on the protests, the UN Human Rights… Read More

Foreign Staff Evacuated from Basra Gas Company

 By John Lee. Shell has reportedly evacuated its foreign staff who had been working at the Basra Gas Company (BGC). BGC executives told Reuters that around 60 staff were flown out on Wednesday after workers who had been laid off staged a protest. Shell has a 44-percent stake in the $17-billion, 25-year BGC project, with… Read More

Security Forces target Groups that Attacked Protesters

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Security forces target armed groups that attacked protesters Iraqi police in the southern province of Basra stormed the office of the Thar Allah al-Islami militia Monday and arrested all the members in the office, including its leader,… Read More