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Iraqi protestors in Yemen criticize Maliki for implementing Iranian regime agenda

NCRI – Hundreds of Iraqi expatriates protested against Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki outside the Iraqi embassy in Sanaa on Wednesday chanting  “Maliki leave, the Iraqi people don’t want you” , “Free Baghdad, out Iran”, Agence France Presse reported on Wednesday (January 16, 2013).

Anti- Maliki protests have gripped in Iraq since December 23. The protests were sparked by the arrest of at least nine guards of Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi on terror charges. Iraq is engulfed in a political crisis with Maliki facing calls for his ouster .

According to AFP report, members of the Iraqi community in Yemen who organized Wednesday’s protest said it was “to express our support to our Iraqi people who are demonstrating in the squares of dignity for their legitimate demands.”

A  spokesman of the Iraqi community in Yemen, said Maliki’s government of “implementing foreign agendas, especially Iranian” agenda.