Iraqi prime minister orders arrest of troublemaking protesters

May 1, 2016 9:07 AM

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BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haideral-Abadi on Sunday ordered that protesters who attacked parliamentarians and security forces and damaged property as they stormed the parliament building on Saturday be brought to justice.

The embattled premier called on Iraq’s ministry of interior to “chase” the troublemakers a day after they penetrated the capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone demanding reform, sending Iraqi politicians fleeing.

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