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Iraq’s New Leader Releases Detained Protesters

Mustafa al-Kadhimi 

Mustafa al-Kadhimi 

Source: Iraqi Parliament/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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Baghdad (AP) -- Iraq's judiciary ordered courts on Sunday to release anti-government protesters, carrying out one of the first decisions of the recently inaugurated prime minister just as dozens of demonstrators burned tires in renewed protests against the new leadership.