Shiite PM Maliki is under pressure from Iraq Sunni demonstrations over stalled reforms, violence
Deadly daily violence continues in post-US occupation Iraq
Iraq demands end to ‘illegitimate’ demos
The Iraqi authorities on Monday called for an end to what a senior official said were illegal and illegitimate protest rallies in Sunni-majority provinces that have cut key trade routes. The remarks released by the office of Ali al-Alaak, cabinet secretary general, came as protests blocking a key highway.