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Basra Protesters Close Border with Kuwait Amidst High Tension

Iraqi protesters in the southern province of Basra shut down a border crossing with Kuwait on Saturday amid rising anger over unemployment and lack of basic services in southern Iraq. “Hundreds of demonstrators forced the closure of the Safwan border crossing with Kuwait,” Police Captain Ali Kadhim told Anadolu Agency. He said hundreds of demonstrators also gathered at the Majnoon oilfield in eastern Basra, demanding job opportunities for local residents.

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