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Iraq Deploys Anti-Terror Forces in Baghdad as Rioters Continue for 2nd Week: Iraqi counter-terrorism forces have deployed across the capital Baghdad, as anti-government rallies continued into their second week, putting social problems and a lack of basic services in the spotlight. A police source said on Tuesday that security forces are beefing up security around the capital’s main airport and to the sites of protests.

Security forces have deployed around Baghdad international airport. They have blocked all the side roads leading to the airport and have set up a checkpoint on the highway,” the source said.

“They have also deployed to the nearby neighbourhoods of al-Amal and al-Bayaa.”

He added that the forces dispersed a crowd of protesters of around 100 people in northwest Baghdad by firing shots into the air. On Monday evening, dozens of protesters gathered in the capital’s Tahrir square and shouted slogans condemning authorities for their crackdown on demonstrations.

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Iraq Deploys Anti-Terror Forces in Baghdad as Rioters Continue for 2nd Week: Iraqi counter-terrorism forces have deployed across the capital Baghdad, as anti-government rallies continued into their second week, putting social problems and a lack of basic services in the spotlight. A police source said on Tuesday that security forces are beefing up security around the capital’s main airport and to the sites of protests.”Security forces have deployed around Baghdad international airport. They have blocked all the side roads leading to the airport and have set up a checkpoint on the highway,” the source said.”They have also deployed to the nearby neighbourhoods of al-Amal and al-Bayaa.”He added that the forces dispersed a crowd of protesters of around 100 people in northwest Baghdad by firing shots into the air. On Monday evening, dozens of protesters gathered in the capital’s Tahrir square and shouted slogans condemning authorities for their crackdown on demonstrations.