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Abd al-Mahdi should meet Basra protesters’ demands to avoid a disaster


Basra MP Mithaq al-Hamedi warned from the expanding of latest protests at the province that broke out in the past few hours, calling on Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi to hold and emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the protesters’ demands.

Dozens of protesters rallied in front of the house of the head of Provincial Council on Friday night, demanding the improvement of services, appointing the province’s residents in governmental posts and oil companies.

Hamedi denied any clashes between security forces and protesters, however, she warned against escalation in their demands have not been met.