Two Iraqi journalists Ahmad Abdul-Samad and Safa Ghali were killed tonight in Iraq's southern city of Basra during their coverage of anti-corruption protests

18 May 2021
Iraqi PM @AdilAbdAlMahdi has just arrived to Erbil and received by Kurdistan region's president Nechirvan Barzani. Both sides to discuss about regional tensions between Iran & US , solving disputes between KRG & Iraqi Gov and Forming a new government in Iraq
Funeral of journalist Ahmed Abdul Samad Safa in the sit-in in Basra
Wall Street Journal: The Iraqi government decides to go ahead with negotiations with Russia to buy the S-400 defense system
Increased military and helicopters activity in Baghdad tonight
Demonstration in Maysan1 year ago
Demonstration in Maysan
Crackdown on Demonstrators in Karbala
Intensive US aircrafts flights over Mosul area
Basra protesters arrive at the home of the assassinated Safaa Ghali
Tear gas bombs launched against demonstrators in Karbala
Two Iraqi journalists Ahmad Abdul-Samad and Safa Ghali were killed tonight in Iraq's southern city of Basra during their coverage of anti-corruption protests
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Iraq's complaint to the UN Security Council: Bombing Iraqi territory by Iran under the pretext of Iran's self-defense is unacceptable
The State Department: Any U.S. delegation sent to Iraq will confirm commitment to strategic relations, not to the U.S. troops withdrawal
Crowds of protests swelling up in Hilla, Babil in southern Iraq
A security force pursues and disperses a march heading to Basra's Al-Mubarrad sit-in square
Significant increase in the number of participants in the demonstrations in Samawah
The Najaf sit-in is full of protesters
Mass demonstrations begin in the Rumaitha district of Muthanna1 year ago
Mass demonstrations begin in the Rumaitha district of Muthanna
Diwaniyah demonstrators demand not to turn Iraq into a battleground between United States and Iran
Basra security forces arrested several protesters according to local activists
Najaf: Large numbers of protesters flocked to Sadrin Square
Rally at Al Haboubi square in Al Nasiriyah.
A large number of demonstrators head towards Al-Tahrir Square in Baghdad to participate in "Friday's millions march"
Iraq PM asks Pompeo to agree on mechanism for US withdrawal from the country
Sistani's speech: The serious attacks on Iraqi sovereignty are part of the repercussions of the crisis
Maysan demonstrators flock to the sit-in in the governorate.1 year ago
#Maysan demonstrators flock to the sit-in in the governorate.
Confrontations between the demonstrators and the security forces at the Karbala sit-in square
Groups of young people from Tahrir Square head to the Muhammad al-Qasim Highway to cut it hours before the start of the "million demonstrations" they called for tomorrow
[email protected]: "@SecPompeo spoke today with @NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg regarding the Iranian government's dangerous attack against Ayn al-Asad and Erbil Air Bases, and the continued threat Iran poses to the region."
The headquarters of the Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq militia was burned in the central Najaf governorate
Sr. Defense official says when @POTUS was presented the option to take out Soleimani , most of the other options presented "included far more casualties." Adds a plot to blow up US embassy in Baghdad was part of Soleimani's plans.
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