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2015-18 Iraqi protests

Protesters storm the Iranian consulate in Basra, in protest of corruption and misrule by Iraq's political elite, damaging the consulate's offices and shouting anti-Iranian slogans while others briefly take workers hostage at a nearby oilfield.

Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in Iraq's southern oil hub Basra on Friday, local security sources said.

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