Tag: Iraq

In Conversation With... ORB Iraq 3 months ago

Iraq has reported nearly 120,000 cases of COVID-19 since February 22 and over 4500 deaths.  While the public’s initial perceptions of government measures were positive, the Government of Iraq (GOI) has come under increasing fire as the crisis …

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Why are Iraqis protesting? 12 months ago

In recent weeks, Iraq has witnessed widespread anti-government protests, representing the deadliest unrest in the country since its liberation from Daesh in 2017. More than a year after popular frustration with a deteriorating economic situation, endemic state corruption …

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