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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TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraqi protesters infuriated by Washington’s recent strikes on the Arab country have completely withdrawn from the US embassy complex in Baghdad after Iraq’s government asked them to leave.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 […]

US Secretary of State slams Iraqi armed forces as ‘terrorist’ 01 Jan 2020

US Secretary of State slams Iraqi armed forces as ‘terrorist’

TEHRAN (Iran News) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday, in his reaction to anti-US protests, called Iraqi armed forces as ‘terrorist’. In continuation of Washington’s anger over anti-US demonstrations in Iraq, US Secretary of State Pompeo in his twitter account called Hash al-Shabi organization as ‘terrorist’ which is a part of armed […]

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, […]

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 […]

Curfew in Najaf after torching Iran consulate 28 Nov 2019

Curfew in Najaf after torching Iran consulate

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraqi authorities have announced curfew in the holy city of Najaf after masked assailants attacked and set fire on the Iranian consulate. The rioters entered the compound and torched the entire consulate building late Wednesday, police and civil defense sources said. The staff members at the Iranian consulate had been evacuated […]

Region Countries Fund Unrests in Iraq 27 Nov 2019

Region Countries Fund Unrests in Iraq

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A senior Iraqi legislator claimed that region countries, the UAE and Kuwait, supported by the US, have sent huge fund to their affiliates in Iraq in a bid to derail unrests and protest rallies in the country and overthrow its government. “The Persian Gulf littoral states and the US have sent […]

Iraq ongoing protests takes new lives 25 Nov 2019

Iraq ongoing protests takes new lives

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Reports of clashes in Baghdad and southern Iraq indicate that at least seven people were killed and dozens wounded in the latest spate of ongoing protests against economic hardships and corruption, police and medical sources said Sunday. In the southern town of Nasiriyah in Iraq, security forces clashed with demonstrators and […]

Muqtada al-Sadr condemns US meddling in Iraq’s affairs 12 Nov 2019

Muqtada al-Sadr condemns US meddling in Iraq’s affairs

Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr condemns the US for its interference in Iraq’s internal affairs, threatening to take millions of demonstrators to streets if Washington keeps meddling in the Arab country. In a statement on Monday, al-Sadr said that the Iraqi people want an early election free from the US intervention, as the country […]