Thousands of young men gathered in Baghdad's Firdos Square to rally for Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki the morning after he announced that he'd sue the country's president to hold on to his position. Many of the men were dropped off at the square in buses on a day when main roads are closed in the city. "The nation is with you, Nouri al Maliki," they chanted. (Adam Ashton/McClatchy)
Thousands of young men gathered in Baghdad's Firdos Square to rally for Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki the morning after he announced that he'd sue the country's president to hold on to his position. Many of the men were dropped off at the square in buses on a day when main roads are closed in the city. "The nation is with you, Nouri al Maliki," they chanted. (Adam Ashton/McClatchy) McClatchy
Thousands of young men gathered in Baghdad's Firdos Square to rally for Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki the morning after he announced that he'd sue the country's president to hold on to his position. Many of the men were dropped off at the square in buses on a day when main roads are closed in the city. "The nation is with you, Nouri al Maliki," they chanted. (Adam Ashton/McClatchy) McClatchy

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