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Protests continue in Baghdad

Parliament has five more days to choose a replacement for prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.

Protesters in Iraq are standing firm in their demands for political change with gatherings in central Baghdad continuing despite a particularly bloody weekend of demonstrations.

Meanwhile, the deadline for the country’s parliament to nominate a new prime minister is looming.

Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports.