Iraqi residents started protests against the government for increasing poverty, unemployment and poor infrastructure facilities. The close diplomatic relationship between Iran and Iraq also has been a reason to increased dissatisfaction upon the protesters. The world’s biggest Shia Muslim County is Iran and the majority of Muslims in Iraq, is Sunny. The world political analysts have alarmed that these protests can lead to unrest situation among Iran and Iraq again.
The Iraq protesters set fire to the consul office of Iran situated in Najaf city after causing severe damages to the building.
Iraqi forces were able to evacuate Iranian Diplomats and the office staff to safe places immediate when Iraqi protesters broke up the consul office and curfew had been declared in Najaf city by Iraqi government to mitigate the damages by the protesters.
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