IRAQ PARLIAMENT – Protesters break into Iraq’s parliament for 2nd time in week

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Hundreds of protesters on Saturday stormed into the Iraqi parliament for the second time this week to protest a candidate for prime minister named by a pro-Iran Shiite majority bloc.

“The protesters have entered the Green Zone and are inside Parliament,” the state-run INA news agency reported.

Dozens of the supporters of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr entered the chamber, while hundreds are concentrated outside the building, a parliamentary source told Efe in conditions of anonymity.

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