Iraq protesters rail against lawmaker pensions, demonstrate across nation amid tight security

  • by: ADAM SCHRECK , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 31, 2013 - 3:25 PM

BAGHDAD — Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Iraqi cities on Saturday to protest lawmakers' perks despite an intense security crackdown, while bombing and shootings in and west of the capital killed 13 people in the latest bout of sectarian unrest rocking the country.

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