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  • IRAQ: Nationwide protests against corruption and poverty ignite sporadic violence

     
    Thousands of Iraqis converged on local government headquarters across the country Friday in a coordinated nationwide "day of rage" against corruption and persistent economic ills. At least nine people were reported killed in clashes set off by the massive...
  • IRAQ: The Sadrists' golden opportunity

     
    Editor’s note: The post is from an analyst with the Carnegie Middle East Center. Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Babylon & Beyond endorses the positions of the analysts, nor does Carnegie endorse the positions of The Times or its......
  • EGYPT: U.S. Embassy to begin voluntary evacuation flights Monday

     
    The U.S. Embassy in Cairo plans to begin flying Americans out of Egypt on chartered planes Monday, according to a Sunday statement. The announcement came hours after the embassy advised Americans in Egypt to consider leaving as soon as possible.......
  • IRAQ: Parliament elects a controversial Sunni speaker who riles Kurds

     
    Osama Nujeifi, a leading but controversial figure in the Iraqiya coalition, was elected speaker of the Council of Representatives last month with 227 of 295 votes. His election marked a first step in implementing an agreement that ended an eight-month.......
  • IRAQ: Can flawed political agreement be implemented?

     
    Divisions emerged only hours after Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani and former prime minister and Iraqiya coalition leader Iyad Allawi agreed to create a new government in Iraq including all major parties and sectarian...
  • Monster Mash: Guggenheim, YouTube short-list videos; feuding art museums in Paris

     
    -- But is it art?: About 125 videos on YouTube have been culled from more than 23,000 submissions for a new biennial organized by the Guggenheim. (Associated Press) -- Feuding institutions: A Paris museum is refusing to loan a single......
  • IRAQ: Kurdistan's prime minister talks Baghdad politics

     
    The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Prime Minister Barham Salih sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times, and reviewed the political deadlock in Baghdad. Salih, who had served as a deputy prime minister in Baghdad, also reviewed the state of Arab-...
  • IRAQ: U.S. State Department's Jeffrey Feltman says new government must be 'inclusive'

     
    The U.S. assistant secretary of State for near eastern affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, is making his second visit to Baghdad in a month, checking in on the negotiations to form a new government. In an interview with Babylon and Beyond, he......
  • IRAQ: Baghdad's Green Zone also to suffer electricity blackouts

     
    Officials living in the Green Zone will have to endure the same electricity shortages as other Iraqis following a decision to ax their special privileges in the wake of violent protests over prolonged power outages. Acting Electricity Minister Hussein...
  • IRAQ: Muted reaction to celebrated Lebanese Ayatollah Fadlallah's death

     
    Ayatollah Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah was mourned by hundreds of thousands in Lebanon this week, but in Iraq's Shiite holy city of Najaf, where Fadlallah was born, the influential cleric received a chilly reception. No banners or open displays of mourning....
  • World Cup: Paul wraps his tentacles around Spain

     
    Eyes around the world were focused on Germany's octopus oracle Paul on Friday as he made his biggest prediction yet in the World Cup: Spain will beat the Netherlands in the final. Paul's prescient picks in the World Cup —......