Anger mounts in Iraq as protests spread to the capital Baghdad | Iraq News | Al Jazeera

Anger mounts in Iraq as protests spread to the capital Baghdad

Popular unrest has spread from the south to the country's capital.

by

    Demonstrations in Iraq have spread to the capital Baghdad.

    Although a smaller gathering than seen in the last 2 weeks in the south of Iraq, a significant number of protesters in the capital have been demanding change.

    "Injustice and lack of job opportunities" are at the top of their demands.

     

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Baghdad, Iraq.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.