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Unrest in Iraq spreads

Iraqi policemen throw sand to put out a fire set by protesters, during a protest at the main entrance to the giant Zubair oilfield near Basra, July 17. 


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Iraqi policemen throw sand to put out a fire set by protesters, during a protest at the main entrance to the giant Zubair oilfield near Basra, July 17. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi policemen throw sand to put out a fire set by protesters, during a protest at the main entrance to the giant Zubair oilfield near Basra, July 17. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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A wounded Iraqi policeman during a protest at the main entrance to the giant Zubair oilfield near Basra, July 17. 


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A wounded Iraqi policeman during a protest at the main entrance to the giant Zubair oilfield near Basra, July 17. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

A wounded Iraqi policeman during a protest at the main entrance to the giant Zubair oilfield near Basra, July 17. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqis shout slogans during a protest in Baghdad, July 16. 


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Iraqis shout slogans during a protest in Baghdad, July 16. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily

Iraqis shout slogans during a protest in Baghdad, July 16. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily
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Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a demonstration in Kerbala, July 14. 

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Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a demonstration in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a demonstration in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen
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Iraqi protesters burn tyres and block the road in front of Security forces in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters burn tyres and block the road in front of Security forces in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters burn tyres and block the road in front of Security forces in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen
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Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen
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Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Kerbala, July 14. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen
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Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters push concrete blocks to block the road during a protest in south of Basra, July 16. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters push concrete blocks to block the road during a protest in south of Basra, July 16. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters push concrete blocks to block the road during a protest in south of Basra, July 16. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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People gather in the street during a protest near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

People gather in the street during a protest near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

People gather in the street during a protest near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Protesters block the road to Iraq's Umm Qasr port, south of Basra, July 13. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters block the road to Iraq's Umm Qasr port, south of Basra, July 13. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters block the road to Iraq's Umm Qasr port, south of Basra, July 13. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Protesters gather near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters gather near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters gather near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. 

REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Protesters block the road to Iraq's Umm Qasr port, south of Basra, July 13. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters block the road to Iraq's Umm Qasr port, south of Basra, July 13. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters block the road to Iraq's Umm Qasr port, south of Basra, July 13. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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A protester wears an Iraqi flag in front of security forces during a protest near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

A protester wears an Iraqi flag in front of security forces during a protest near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

A protester wears an Iraqi flag in front of security forces during a protest near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Protesters scuffle with security forces near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters scuffle with security forces near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Protesters scuffle with security forces near the main provincial government building in Basra, July 15. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

Iraqi protesters burn tires and block the road at the entrance to the city of Basra, July 12. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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