Iraq Oil Report's Daily Brief compiles the most important news and analysis about Iraq from around the web.

Maliki orders Army to ban unauthorized demonstrations in Salahuddin

Alsumeria News reports:

Iraq Army 4th division positioned in Tikrit received an order from General Commander of the Armed Forces Nuri Al Maliki stipulating to ban demonstrations in the province if they don’t have an authorization from Iraq Ministry of Interior, a military source in Salahuddin Province revealed to Alsumaria news.

This command allows the army’s 4th division to ban demonstrations that did not seek authorization from the Interior Ministry, the same source added. Thus this command withdraws the power to issue demonstration authorizations from the local governor and takes away the right to deal with demonstrations and to secure the same from police forces.

Click here for the full story.