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Protesters attempted to dismantle barricades preventing them from crossing the bridge leading to the heavily fortified Green Zone, where most government buildings and foreign embassies are based.
Protesters ran away as live ammunition, tear gas canisters and stun grenades were fired towards them.
Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds into the air to disperse protesters in central Baghdad on Wednesday (November 6) as the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations in decades spread out across the capital.
Anti-government protests in Iraq continued over the weekend with medical sources claiming one person was killed and over 90 injured
The crowd consisted mostly of young men, many draped in Iraqi flags. Surrounding streets brimmed with cars, taxis, motorcycles and tuk-tuks as more people made their way in.
Police and medical reports suggest the number of people killed in recent days during protests against corruption and unemployment is at least 81.
Analysts say the election will shape attempts to heal the country’s deep divisions and could shift the regional balance of power.
A male model has been found murdered in the streets of Baghdad.
Karar Nushi, who was known for his flamboyant style and flowing blonde locks, was
So-called Islamic State says it was behind a car bomb attack outside a packed ice-cream parlour in Baghdad early on Tuesday that has reportedly left
Ali al-Moussawi is a bookworm from Baghdad in Iraq who has turned his love of reading into a career.
A car bomb has killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in Baghdad.
A suicide bomber detonated a pick-up truck in Sadr City, a heavily-populated and poor Shi'ite suburb of Baghdad.
Suicide car bomb kills and maims in Sadr City