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Iraqis pour into streets for biggest protest since fall of Saddam

An Iraqi female demonstrator takes part in ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central Baghdad on Friday demanding the root-and-branch downfall of the political elite in the biggest day of mass anti-government demonstrations since the fall of Saddam Hussein.


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An Iraqi female demonstrator takes part in ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central Baghdad on Friday demanding the root-and-branch downfall of the political elite in the biggest day of...more

An Iraqi female demonstrator takes part in ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central Baghdad on Friday demanding the root-and-branch downfall of the political elite in the biggest day of mass anti-government demonstrations since the fall of Saddam Hussein. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Iraqi demonstrators take part at the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators take part at the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators take part at the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Demonstrators hold the Iraqi flags, as they take part in anti-government protest in Najaf, November 1. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Demonstrators hold the Iraqi flags, as they take part in anti-government protest in Najaf, November 1. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Demonstrators hold the Iraqi flags, as they take part in anti-government protest in Najaf, November 1. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Iraqi demonstrators carry an oversized flag during an anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators carry an oversized flag during an anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators carry an oversized flag during an anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Iraqi demonstrators pose for the camera during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1.  REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators pose for the camera during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators pose for the camera during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Iraqi demonstrators are gathered at a building during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators are gathered at a building during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi demonstrators are gathered at a building during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Demonstrators try to put out a tear gas canister during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators try to put out a tear gas canister during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators try to put out a tear gas canister during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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An Iraqi demonstrator receives medical help after being affected by tear gas during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

An Iraqi demonstrator receives medical help after being affected by tear gas during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

An Iraqi demonstrator receives medical help after being affected by tear gas during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Iraqi demonstrators attend an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraqi demonstrators attend an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraqi demonstrators attend an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Iraqi demonstrators sit under a bridge as they attend an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraqi demonstrators sit under a bridge as they attend an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraqi demonstrators sit under a bridge as they attend an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear gas during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear gas during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear gas during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Iraqi female demonstrators take part in an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi female demonstrators take part in an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Iraqi female demonstrators take part in an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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An Iraqi demonstrator gestures during an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi demonstrator gestures during an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi demonstrator gestures during an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A demonstrator splashes a mixture of yeast and water to neutralize a tear gas canister, during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator splashes a mixture of yeast and water to neutralize a tear gas canister, during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator splashes a mixture of yeast and water to neutralize a tear gas canister, during an anti-government protest in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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An Iraqi demonstrator smokes water pipe during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi demonstrator smokes water pipe during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi demonstrator smokes water pipe during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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An Iraqi female demonstrator waves an Iraqi flag during an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi female demonstrator waves an Iraqi flag during an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi female demonstrator waves an Iraqi flag during an ongoing anti-government protest, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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An Iraqi medical staff member drinks water during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi medical staff member drinks water during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi medical staff member drinks water during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A demonstrator throws away a tear gas canister during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

A demonstrator throws away a tear gas canister during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

A demonstrator throws away a tear gas canister during an anti-government protests in Baghdad, November 1. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Demonstrators carry the Iraqi flag during an anti-government protest in Basra, November 1. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry the Iraqi flag during an anti-government protest in Basra, November 1. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry the Iraqi flag during an anti-government protest in Basra, November 1. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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