Mideast Iraq

January 12, 2013 - 7:32 AM
Iraqi security forces search protesters and imposed tight security measures around a downtown demonstration staged to show support for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 Shiite demonstrators are taking to the streets in Iraq's capital to show support for the prime minister who has been facing angry protests in Sunni provinces for the past three weeks as the Sunni minority protest what they call discrimination by the Shiite-led government. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)