Tuesday, 31 December 2019 Dozens of Iraqi Shiite militiamen and their supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday, angered over deadly U.S. airstrikes targeting the Iran-backed militia. (Dec. 31)
US Embassy Attacked in Baghdad After Airstrikes . The U.S. recently launched five airstrikes on areas controlled by Kataib Hezbollah, . injuring 51 people and killing at least 25 members of an Iran-backed militia group in Iraq. President Trump confirmed on Tuesday that the airstrikes were in response...
Security personnel deployed in several areas across the Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow in the view of 'Muharram'. Rapid Action Force (RAF) has been also deployed the city. Muharram is the period of intense grief for Shia Muslims across the world. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, permission for Muharram processions in India over the weekend has been refused by the Supreme Court.Lucknow has been also observing weekend lockdown.
Visitors and locals started the mourn ceremony for Imam Hussein on Friday by beating themselves with chains, walking towards his shine in the city and holding funeral sessions in the mosques. View on euronews
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Carrying footballs, bags of food and cotton candy, Baghdad residents can finally return to their city's largest amusement park, al-Zawraa, that reopened last week following months of closure to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
According to Reuters, the United States has no plans to evacuate its embassy in Baghdad and additional forces are being sent following violent demonstrations outside the compound. U.S. President Donald..