Iraq-Protesters injured in clashes with security forces
Location: Baghdad – Iraq
Source: A24 in Baghdad
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Date: 09/28/ 2022
A number of Iraqi protesters were injured today, Wednesday, in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad in clashes between hundreds of Sadrist movement supporters and Iraqi security forces. The protest comes in conjunction with Iraqi parliament holding a session to consider the resignation of Speaker of Parliament, Muhammad al-Halbousi.
Iraqi parliament voted, during its session on Wednesday headed by second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Shakhwan Abdullah, to reject the resignation of Muhammad al-Halbousi, and choose Mohsen al-Mandalawi for first Deputy Speaker of Parliament.