Sunday, February 17, 2013

Tweets of the Week

Jane Arraf reports for Al Jazeera, The Christian Science Monitor and PRI.

Protesters in Anbar Province were talking of coming to Baghdad Friday to participate in morning prayers and a sit-in.  Nouri al-Maliki immediately began working to prevent that from happening.  On Monday, Arraf Tweeted:

army security checks from /Fallujah to blocking traffic for miles days ahead of Friday protest in Baghdad.


  1. army closing roads from for the night. 'Don't you know what the situation is like?' soldier says.

Tuesday, she continued her coverage:

  1. Back in this evening, anti-aircraft batteries along the river, roadblocks, rumors of a Thursday curfew. That is some scary protest.

And Friday, she Tweeted about the protests.

In protest central , cleric makes clear these are Sunni protests, says Iranians have more freedom in Baghdad than they do.

sheikh to more than 100,000 protestors - we are exiles in our own country. Other protests in warn they will come to Baghdad.
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