Car bomb in Baghdad, Internet is off again, KRG President Barzani in Abu Dhabi, ATP finals win and lose opening matches
Written by Muhammad Basman on 2019-11-11
A car bomb on Sunday night targeted the Iraqi protesters in the commercial area of al-Khalani, near Tahrir Square of Baghdad. several people were killed and injured as a result of the incident. Clashes between protesters and security forces in Al Nasryia center of Dhi Qar province resulted in killing of 3 people after being exposed to live ammunitions and tear gas.
Iraqi authorities on Sunday cut off access to the internet once again. After several days, internet access had been normalized for a few hours on Sunday morning, but it was shut down again in the evening in efforts to end the nationwide demonstrations
Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met on Sunday with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, to discuss various subjects. Barzani arrived in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, on Saturday on an official visit to the country. The two sides exchanged views on the relations between Erbil and Abu Dhabi.
Novak Djokovic made a winning start at the ATP Finals but Roger Federer was beaten by Dominic Thiem. In his opener.Djokovic, won over the Italian eighth seed Matteo Berrettini 6-2 6-1. But Federer lost 7-5 7-5 against fifth seed Thiem at London’s O2 Arena.