Hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets in Baghdad to protest a rise in targeted killings of prominent activists and journalists.
The week-long clashes have continued after security forces fired to disperse protesters, who were trying to storm the provincial government building using rocks and Molotov cocktails.
Lawmakers will either vote or accept outright Abdul Mahdi’s resignation letter in a parliamentary session on Sunday.
Police and medics say Iraqi forces shot dead three anti-government protesters, adding to the hundreds killed in weeks of unrest, as a rights group warned a deadly crackdown could spiral into a "bloodbath."
Around 25 people killed, at least 81 wounded in multiple DAESH-claimed suicide bombings across Iraq, officials say
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