Iraqi security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to repel demomstrators on Friday morning who had marched towards government buildings in protest against corruption and economic hardship.  The incident marked a renewal of the anti-government protests after security forces killed about 150 people in confronting a round of demonstrations at the start of the month. About 1,000 people, some of whom had camped overnight in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, were marching towards the city’s fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, when they were stopped by security forces. Medical sources told Reuters about 20 people had been treated in hospital for tear gas exposure. Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in an address on Thursday that people would […]