As the protest is still ongoing and growing in the capital Baghdad. At least 4 protesters were killed and 91 others were injured on Saturday in clashes with security forces in Baghdad, a day before, on Friday, Protesters packed into central Baghdad in the largest anti-government protest since the demonstrations erupted a month ago. An estimated 350 people were wounded in Friday’s demonstration after security forces fired rubber bullets and gas grenades to push protesters away from bridges leading to the Green Zone, the seat of Iraq’s government. A member of the Iraqi parliament claimed that a number of senior Iraqi officials are sending their families out of the country in fear of further deterioration of the situation while protests further grow in capital Baghdad.
Italy is planning to ban flights by Iran’s Mahan Air next month. The ban comes in line with the US sanctions against Iran. The airliner is accused by the US and several European countries of transporting military equipment and personnel to war zones across the Middle East. The Association of Iranian Airlines (AIA) confirmed the news of the ban. Germany and France have both already banned flights by the airline.
England’s World Cup dreams came to an end in the final as South Africa broke English hearts to seize their third Rugby World Cup in devastating fashion. in Yokohama Japan. The English team was the youngest ever to play in a final in the professional era with an average age of 27 years and 60 days. From an England point of view, everything that could go wrong has gone wrong. 25-year-old lock Maro said “It was one of the most painful experiences I’ve had as a rugby player and in my life to be honest,”