Demonstrations continued for a fifth week as protesters say demands remain unanswered.
IS militants are exploiting major security gaps in northern Iraq to blow up electricity towers and target security forces.
Oil Ministry unleashes latent capacity from state-run fields in July, more than compensating for production dips resulting from protests in southern Iraq.
The war against IS has created immense, unmet reconstruction challenges - and reshuffled the electoral landscape in Iraq's second-largest city.
A member of Ammar al-Hakim's newly formed party says they are focusing on the youth vote while attempting to end the Dawa party's hold on the premiership.
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