Protests in Iraq reveal a long-simmering anger at Iran

Protests in Iraq reveal a long-simmering anger at IranThe shoes are coming off again in Iraq. In years past, Iraqis have beaten their shoes against portraits of Saddam Hussein in a sign of anger and insult. Now protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square are using their shoes again — slapping them against banners depicting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader.



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