Video Duration 02 minutes 47 seconds

Iraqis protest against rampant corruption and poverty

Years of war mean essential services like water and electricity are lacking in many places.

Iraqis across the country are angry over their government’s failure to provide basic services like electricity and water.

The problem gets worse as temperature soars during summer.

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says the government is trying to make things better but needs more time.

Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Baghdad, Iraq.