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Iran’s consulate in Najaf operates 10 Feb 2020

Iran’s consulate in Najaf operates

Iran's consulate in Najaf has resumed its activities after about two months of a halt due to the ransack and arson attacks by rioters in November.

Iraqi Protesters Left US Embassy in Baghdad 02 Jan 2020

Iraqi Protesters Left US Embassy in Baghdad

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraqi protesters infuriated by Washington’s recent strikes on the Arab country have completely withdrawn from the US embassy complex in Baghdad after Iraq’s government asked them to leave. “After achieving the intended aim, we pulled out from US Embassy triumphantly,” Fadhil al-Gezzi, one of the Iraqi protesters, told AP. “We rubbed […]

Trump: No War with Iran 01 Jan 2020

Trump: No War with Iran

TEHRAN (Iran News) – US President Donald Trump said he does not want, or foresee, war with Iran after he earlier threatened to retaliate against the country following recent protests in Iraq. Asked about the possibility of tensions spiraling into a war with Iran, Trump told reporters at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, “Do I […]

US troops to deploy in Middle East amid Iraq unrest 01 Jan 2020

US troops to deploy in Middle East amid Iraq unrest

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Up to 4,000 forces of the US troops have been ordered to deploy to the Middle East region following mass protests outside the US embassy by Iraqi protesters infuriated over Washington’s recent deadly military aggression on the Arab country. The US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division’s alert brigade of roughly 4,000 paratroopers, […]

Iran Slams US Destructive Regional Policies 01 Jan 2020

Iran Slams US Destructive Regional Policies

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman hit back at the US for its accusations against Iran, following recent protests in Iraq, calling on the White House to quit its destructive regional policies in Middle East. In a statement on Tuesday, Abbas Mousavi dismissed the “bogus” allegations that the American officials have made against […]

US Embassy in Baghdad under rage after air raids 01 Jan 2020

US Embassy in Baghdad under rage after air raids

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Several thousand protesters irate over US airstrikes on Iraq staged a demonstration outside of the US Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, hurling stones as security forces and embassy guards hit back with stun grenades and tear gas. The protesters stormed and burned a security post at the entrance of the US […]

New Iraqi election law; changes and improvements 29 Dec 2019

New Iraqi election law; changes and improvements

After lots of arguments, the Iraqi parliament finally approved the new election law. Iraqi parliamentarians approved all the articles of the new election law by holding a meeting. The law consists of 50 articles that were passed and agreed upon by all the members of the parliament. Iran News quotes the report of Tehran Times. […]

New Election Law Approved amid Protests; Iraq 25 Dec 2019

New Election Law Approved amid Protests; Iraq

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Parliament approved a new election law of Iraq aimed at giving political independents a better chance of winning seats in parliament. The new election law changes each of the Iraq 18 provinces into several electoral districts, with one legislator elected per 100,000 people, AP reported. It also prevents parties from running […]

Iraqi PM resignation accepted 02 Dec 2019

Iraqi PM resignation accepted

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraq’s Parliament accepted the Iraqi PM, Adel Abdel Mahdi, resignation on Sunday, after two months of violent unrest that have left more than 420 people dead. Iraqi PM Adel Abdel Mahdi said Friday he would submit his resignation to Parliament following a spike in the death toll among protesters. Parliament opened […]

Prosecution of top officials over corruption; Iraq says 01 Dec 2019

Prosecution of top officials over corruption; Iraq says

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A high-ranking Iraqi official says authorities are going after prosecution of a number of top officials and refer them to the judiciary for trial over charges of corruption, as part of the government’s reforms after a wave of protests over unemployment, corruption, and lack of public services hit the country. Iraqi […]