Tag: Umm Qasr port

  • Port Operations in Iraq Continue to Be Impaired by Protests

    November 27: Anti-government protesters burned down an Iranian consulate building in southern Iraq on Wednesday, while six protesters were killed by security forces who fired live rounds amid ongoing violence […]

  • Protesters Block Iraqi Port of Umm Qasr As Strikes Continue

    November 18: Protesters blocked entry to Iraq’s main commodities port again on Monday while schools and government offices in many southern cities were shut in response to calls for a […]

  • Iraq’s Main Port Reopens, 4 Protesters Killed in Baghdad

    November 07: Iraq’s main port reopened on Thursday after being blocked by protesters for five days, while in Baghdad, four protesters were shot dead while trying to remove security barriers […]

  • Plot to target Iraqi port

    Concerns IS plans to target shipping. Plot to target Iraqi port indicates growing strength of armed groups around Basra EVENT Iraqi security forces seized four Katyusha-type rockets on 12 January, […]