Followers of cleric Muqtada al-Sadr breach Baghdad's Green Zone, storm parliament


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Followers of cleric Muqtada al-Sadr breach Baghdad’s Green Zone, storm parliament. apne.ws/1QHq5KV


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The American invasion of Iraq destroyed state institutions and created a political establishment that was unable to govern the country effectively.


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According to the Reuters wire service, the supporters of Moqtada al-Sadr have set up tents around the Victory Arch (the large crossed swords monument which is inside the Green Zone.) The UN compound, and Western embassies, are on lock-down.

reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-politics-idUSKCN0XR0CR?il=0

As near as I can tell, the time in Baghdad is seven hours ahead of the time in New York City (Eastern Time, in the US.) I am mentioning this so we can keep track of the most recent news regarding this continuing news story.


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so how many got inside the Green Zone?
this is not good.


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so how many got inside the Green Zone?
this is not good.


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