Last day of first wave of protests

Demonstrators paint a mural during anti-government protesters in Baghdad, Iraq October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

  • The head of Iraq’s state grain agency is replaced – this is linked to the protests over grievances towards living conditions.
  • The fortified Green Zone in Baghdad reopens. The first wave of protests ends.