Iraq protests disband after ISIS bombings kill at least 52 people

May 2, 2016 8:19 AM

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BAGHDAD – Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group (ISIS) carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

The country's political crisis intensified Saturday when hundreds of supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr tore down walls and poured into the zone that is home to the seat of the Iraqi government and most foreign embassies. Loudspeaker announcements on Sunday evening urged protesters to leave...

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