Gunmen shoot dead Iraqi activist in Basra who led anti-government protests

A political activists was shot dead in the Iraqi city of Basra, in the third such attack within a week. Riham Yaqoob, a doctor who led local anti-government protests, was killed by unidentified assailants on Wednesday. The killing on Friday of another activist, Tahseen Osama, saw protesters take to the streets to demand the authorities […]