Deadly protests escalate in Iraq as rallies focus on leaders, Iran

CBS News 2 weeks ago

At least five protesters have been killed in the latest wave of violence hitting Iraq. Demonstrators are demanding political and economic changes, and many expressed anger toward Iran. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joins CBSN to break down the latest developments.


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