Babylon Reports

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with US counterpart Donald Trump on Wednesday during the World Economic Forum of 2020. The meeting, which lasted about 40 minuted, was held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum 2020 in Switzerland. Barzani and Trump discussed regional developments and the bilateral ties between Erbil and Washington. Zeina […]

At least three Katyusha rockets have fallen inside Baghdad’s Green Zone where the US embassy and other foreign diplomatic buildings are located. Iraqi police confirmed that two rockets landed near the US embassy, explaining that they had been launched from Zafaraniyah district outside the capital city. Although no groups or sides have claimed responsibility for […]

Deputy Governor of Dhi Qar announced the suspensions of all working hours for today Monday January 20, 2020 except for banks and health sector. The city of Nasiriyah (Dhi Qar Center) has become completely isolated from the surrounding districts, after the demonstrators cut off the roads with burned tires, in preparation for the escalation with […]

According to the statement issued by Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, prince Harry and Meghan, duke and duchess of Sussex, will no longer use their “HRH” royal titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties. The couple will also no longer formally represent The Queen. The new arrangement comes into […]

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim al-Thani, Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, to discuss the regional security and trade ties. Concerning the recent developments in Iraq and the wider region, the pair called for the de-escalation of tensions, urging all sides to preserve […]

Judicial authorities in Iran said on Tuesday that they have arrested an undisclosed number of people suspected of involvement in the Ukrainian plane disaster. Iran did not at the beginning, but later acknowledged that the plane was downed by its air defense system near Tehran, saying it was the result of a human error. Canadian […]

Iraqi protesters in the southern province of Karbala set fire to the headquarters of pro-Iranian Badr Organization on Monday night. The demonstrators set fire to the building in response to the militias helping the security forces to suppress the protesters. Sources revealed that at least ten demonstrators were injured on Monday by the riot police […]

Eight Katyusha rockets were fired at Balad airbase in Saladin province which houses the US forces resulting in having four members of the Iraqi Air Force wounded as Iraqi Security Media Cell confirmed in a statement noted that two of them were officers. Sources indicate that rockets were fallen on the runway inside the base. […]

Iran admitted that its military has mistakenly shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on board. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said in an official statement on Saturday that the tragic incident was the result of “human error” after the plane flew very close to a sensitive site belonging to the […]

Two Katyusha rockets landed inside the Green Zone in Baghdad on Wednesday night, Iraqi military said, adding that sirens were heard at the US embassy as well. No reports of casualties.” It was not clear yet by whom or from where the rockets were fired. The incident occurred in less than 24 hours after Iran […]


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