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Early Election as fresh protests in Baghdad begin, US way 11 Nov 2019

Early Election as fresh protests in Baghdad begin, US way

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The United States has called on Iraqi officials to hold early polls as fresh protests in Baghdad begins. In a statement issued Sunday, as fresh protests in Baghdad begin, the White House asked the Iraqi government “to halt the violence against protesters and fulfill President [Barham] Salih’s promise to pass electoral […]

Iraqi Forces take control of key bridges in Baghdad 10 Nov 2019

Iraqi Forces take control of key bridges in Baghdad

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraqi security forces have regained control over three bridges in Baghdad, ending days-long partial blockades of the key passageways into the capital city’s heavily-fortified Green Zone by anti-government protesters. Iraqi forces were able to disperse protesters from the al-Sinek, al-Shuhada, and al-Ahrar bridges and expand the safety buffer around the Green […]

Iran-Iraq relations cannot be disturbed by Enemies 07 Nov 2019

Iran-Iraq relations cannot be disturbed by Enemies

TEHRAN (Iran News)- Iranian Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Abbas Salehi underlined that enemies are attempting to create differences between the two neighbors and disturb Iran-Iraq relations but to no avail. Salehi said on Thursday that both sides enjoy longstanding Iran-Iraq relations and the enemies are unable to break the strong bonds. He added that […]

Israel, UAE’s Role in Unrests; Iraqi Leader says 04 Nov 2019

Israel, UAE’s Role in Unrests; Iraqi Leader says

TEHRAN (Iran News)- Leader of Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq Resistance Movement Qais Khazali said that Israel, UAE’s role in unrest are more powerful than the US and Saudi Arabia in exacerbating unrests and clashes in Iraq. “Israel, UAE’s role in unrests and the Persian Gulf Arab littoral states are also a part of a plot, and […]

Leader: US spy services ignite unrest in Gulf region 31 Oct 2019

Leader: US spy services ignite unrest in Gulf region

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned Wednesday that the United States and Western spy services, funded by certain reactionary countries of the region, have been fomenting turmoil and insecurity in Gulf region, calling for vigilance against such enemy plots. The Leader made the remarks at the graduation […]

Iraq’s fresh protests have casualties and injuries 26 Oct 2019

Iraq’s fresh protests have casualties and injuries

Iraqi police fired live shots into the air as well as rubber bullets and dozens of tear gas canisters Friday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters, sending young demonstrators running for cover and enveloping a main bridge in the capital Baghdad with thick white smoke. Eight protesters were killed and dozens were injured in Iraq’s […]

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties 09 Oct 2019

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran accuses foes of deliberately stirring trouble and fueling Iraq unrest at a time when pilgrims head to Iraq for a major religious event. Since they erupted a week ago, the deadly protests in Iraq have been tracked closely in Iran where they are seen as a plot to undermine ties between the neighbors. […]

Iraqi Authorities Lift Baghdad Curfew; Officials say 05 Oct 2019

Iraqi Authorities Lift Baghdad Curfew; Officials say

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraqi authorities lifted a days-long curfew in Baghdad on Saturday after calm returned to the Arab country’s capital. Traffic ran as normal through the Iraqi capital and streets and main squares were otherwise quiet as the authorities lift Baghdad curfew, Iran News quotes what Reuters reported on Saturday. Officials from Prime […]

Foreign Embassies ‘Stirring Up’ Situation in Iraq 05 Oct 2019

Foreign Embassies ‘Stirring Up’ Situation in Iraq

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A political analyst from London said the embassies of the US and UK in Baghdad are taking advantage of Iraq’s poor economic conditions following the defeat of ISIL by “deliberately stirring up trouble” in the Arab country. “If there are insufficient jobs, there must be some form of basic income. Yes, […]

Sadr urges resignation of the government as Baghdad protests 05 Oct 2019

Sadr urges resignation of the government as Baghdad protests

Moqtada al-Sadr, a populist political leader who has a huge following on the Iraqi street, said new elections should be held soon. Iran News quotes the report of Baghdad protests by ILNA. “Respect the blood of Iraq through the resignation of the government and prepare for early elections overseen by international monitors,” a statement from […]