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Iraqi protesters storm Iranian consulate

Iraqi protesters are seen in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate on Friday and were setting fire to the outer perimeter of the compound, shouting condemnation of Iranian influence over Iraq's political parties.

REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate on Friday and were setting fire to the outer perimeter of the compound, shouting condemnation of Iranian influence over Iraq's...more

Iraqi protesters are seen in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate on Friday and were setting fire to the outer perimeter of the compound, shouting condemnation of Iranian influence over Iraq's political parties. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters burn the Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn the Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn the Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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An Iraqi protester gestures in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

An Iraqi protester gestures in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

An Iraqi protester gestures in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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An Iraqi protester gestures in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

An Iraqi protester gestures in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

An Iraqi protester gestures in front of the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters are seen near the burnt Iranian Consulate in Basra. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

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