Protesters pushed closer Saturday to a protected area in central Baghdad that houses parliament and several foreign embassies, officials said.
Iraqi security and medical officials said protesters seized control of the strategic Khilani Square and part of a bridge that leads to the Green Zone security area that includes Baghdad’s seat of government.
Also, a protester was shot dead early Saturday in northwest Baghdad, security officials and activists told media outlets. The officials requested to remain anonymous in accordance with regulations.
A late Friday bomb blast at Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the protest movement, killed at least three read more >>>