1 Result / Page 1 of 1


Protesters Storm Swedish Embassy In Baghdad Over Quran Burning

Protesters angered by the burning of copies of the Quran in Sweden stormed the Swedish embassy in central Baghdad, scaling the walls of the compound and setting it on fire. Early on Thursday morning, demonstrators at the embassy waved flags and signs showing the influential Iraqi Shia religious and political leader Muqtada al-Sadr, according to Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed in Nasiriya, southern Iraq. All embassy staff were safe, the Swedish foreign ministry […]

today 14 2