Tempers flare over Iraq power outages

Protests have spread across Iraq as temperatures soar and blackouts remain common.

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    Thousands of Iraqis in Basra, Nasiriyah and Karbala have staged protests against Iraq's frequent blackouts over the last few days.

    Early-summer temperatures in Iraq have soared above 50 degrees, but many Iraqis receive just six hours of electricity per day.

    Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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