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# green zone

This year
Protesters try to storm Baghdad’s Green Zone over burning of Koran in Denmark
Security forces managed to push back the demonstrators, preventing them from reaching the Danish embassy.
Last year
23 protestors shot dead in Baghdad Green Zone clashes as shelling continued overnight
It is believed that the dead are supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr who has announced that he was quitting politics.
All time
US sparks confusion with Iraq pullout announcement that Pentagon says was sent 'by mistake'
The US drone strike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani has sparked fury in both Iran and Iraq.
Chaos reigns in Iraq as rioters break into Baghdad's Green Zone
More than 55 people have also died in a number of bomb blasts.
US considers rescue mission for trapped Yazidi refugees in Iraq
It comes as the country’s prime minister said he would sue the president in a desperate bid to cling to his job.
US support for Iraq will be "intense, sustained"... but only if leaders work towards lasting peace
The US Secretary of State John Kerry made the remarks today during a visit Baghdad’s Green Zone.
Paul O’Connell: Success of Munster game plan is all in the head
‘Accuracy is the big thing,’ says the lock. ‘Scoring when we’re in the green zone and mixing our game a bit better.’
Europe's urban rivers spring back to life after neglect
Paris, Warsaw, Madrid – just some of the cities trying to put their river thoroughfares back on the amenities map.