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Feb 28, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: Kashmiri students, short of funds and struggling to get home, get cold shoulder from Indian authoritiesEvery day, Kashmiri students in Iran awake to worried calls from family and friends back home who have heard news of an outbreak.
Feb 26, 2020
Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new caseThe head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so farNeighboring countries have reported infections from travelers from Iran in recent days, prompting several to shut their borders to Iranian citizens
Dec 07, 2019
Gunmen open fire at anti-govt demonstrators in Baghdad's Khilani Square; 15 including two policemen killed, 60 woundedThe attack came a day after a string of suspicious stabbing incidents targeting demonstrators left at least 13 wounded in Baghdad's Tahrir Square
Dec 01, 2019
Iraqi prime minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submits resignation amid mounting pressure from mass anti-govt protestsThree anti-government protesters were shot dead and at least 58 others wounded in Baghdad and southern Iraq on Saturday, security and medical officials said, as Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submitted his resignation to parliament
Nov 29, 2019
Iraqi forces shoot dead 40 anti-govt protesters in 24 hours as violence spirals in Baghdad after the burning of Iranian consulate in NajafSecurity forces shot dead 40 anti-government protesters during 24 hours of bloodshed amid spiralling violence in the capital and Iraq’s south, security and medical officials said Thursday, one day after an Iranian consulate was torched
Nov 28, 2019
Iraqi forces shoot dead 14 protesters, authorities impose curfew in aftermath of burning of Iranian consulate in NajafThe torching of the consulate in Najaf, the southern holy city, escalated violence in Iraq after weeks of mass demonstrations that aim to bring down a government seen as corrupt and backed by Tehran
Jun 24, 2018
Iraq prime minister allies with Shia politician Sadr to 'transcend sectarianism', sparks speculation over successorIraq prime minister Haider-al Abadi on Saturday travelled Najaf to meet Shia politician Moqtada Sadr, announcing an alliance to form a new government after May polls.
Sep 14, 2017
Twin attacks in South Iraq kills 52; 91 injured in Islmaic State-claimed attackThe toll makes it the deadliest Islamic State attack in Iraq since pro-government forces drove the jihadists out of second city Mosul in July.
Jul 30, 2017
Iraq's intelligence officials: Foiled Islamic State plan to attack Shia shrines in Karbala, NajafIraqi intelligence officials say they have foiled an attempt by the Islamic State group to attack revered Shia shrines and the sect's spiritual leader.