Babylon Reports

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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday lauded his relationship with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan as the leaders started a meeting to overcome mounting differences between the two NATO allies ranging from Syria policy to Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile defense system. “We think we can be doing a hundred-billion dollars with Turkey and right […]

Iraqi protesters on Tuesday blocked a couple of bridges in the city of Nasiriyah, as demonstrations are ongoing against the government. security source in Dhi Qar province  the two blocked bridges are al-Nasr and al-Hadarat in the center of Nasiriyah city. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister […]

“The United States joins the UN Assistance Mission to Iraq in calling on the Iraqi government to halt the violence against protesters and fulfill President Salih’s promise to pass electoral reform and hold early elections.”  Iraqi powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr rejected any possible interventions by the US for a snap election in Iraq, saying […]

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 […]

four protesters were killed and 100 more were wounded during clashes with the Iraqi security force as they pushed protesters back towards their main camp in central Baghdad using live ammunition, tear gas, and sound bombs. This has raised the death toll over 300 and more than 15,000 wounded since the beginning of the protests […]

The spokesperson for Iraqi PM Adil Abdul Mahdi revealed on Wednesday that the blockage of the major Umm Qasr port by the protesters has so far costed the country over $6 billion.  Abdul Kareem Khalaf pointed out that hundreds of trucks were still parked which had directly affected Iraq’s economy. At least three more protesters […]

A human rights commission said on Tuesday, at least two protesters were killed in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar after they attempted to set fire to a house of the head of Dhi Qar Provincial Council, while 32 more were wounded, Meanwhile, a total of 283 demonstrators were detained during protests in Dhi Qar. […]

Iraqi protesters have removed the name of Ruhollah Khomeini, the former Supreme Leader of Iran, from the street of Najaf airport, replacing it with the name of “Street of October Martyrs”. In Karballa, protesters gathered around the Iranian consulate in the city in a bid to break into it but they clashed with the security […]

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 […]

head of U.S. Central Command, held a news conference on Wednesday to release images and a short footage showing the mission during which the Islamic State (IS) founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in northern Syria. He noted that the plan of the ride was specifically designed to avoid detection by the Islamic State (IS) […]

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