Live ammunition being used.
Unconfirmed reports of injuries
— Tammuz Intel (@Tammuz_Intel) August 29, 2022
Shooting started in Baghdad…
smoke seen from Green Zone…
al Sadr opposition display video of their fighters taking the Presidential palace…
Helo evacuations of US Embassy and UN officials
Too much to cite…situation developing rapidly
BREAKING: Baghdad Has FALLEN, US Embassy in COLLAPSE, Helicopter EVACUATIONS — Joe Biden NIGHTMARE
— Iraqi Observers report that military convoys belonging to Iran-backed PMF are heading towards Baghdad coming from Diyala, after Sadrists seized the Republican Palace in Baghdad.
PMF=Popular Mobilization Forces
-BREAKING: Iraq declares nationwide curfew starting in 90 minutes
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Iraq’s powerful Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Monday he was quitting politics over an intractable political deadlock, sparking clashes between his followers and those backing Iran-aligned militia groups.
Does backing out of politics mean no more verbal compromise. Instead of “politics” there is now civil war.