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The violence erupted as tens of thousands of Sadr supporters hit the streets of Baghdad and the southern city of Nasiriyah in a show of force as preparations ramp up for June parliamentary elections
The military adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Israel for the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, and vowed to retaliate for his killing
Zarif made the statement Friday on Twitter. Israel has declined to comment, though Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu himself has named the scientist slain outside of Tehran
Many of those who fled the Christian-majority town said they were chased out by Bsharre residents after a Syrian on Monday was accused of shooting dead a Lebanese resident, sparking widespread tension and hostility
The Sadrist movement had called for protests to back the reform of what it says is Iraq's corrupt state, but its populist leader has also been making moves ahead of next year's vote.
Thousands of Sudanese attended a funeral procession on Friday for the late premier, including members of Sudan's sovereign council and top government officials
The UAE was the first Arab state to open a diplomatic mission in Laayoune earlier this month, and Morocco said Jordan would follow suit
Turkey imposed crackdowns that have followed the failed July 15 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2016
The meeting, in conjunction with the United Nations, will aim to have the highest-level representation possible with the objective of soliciting aid for the country
Israel rarely acknowledges individual strikes but the Observatory has accused it of launching two other aerial attacks against pro-Iran forces in Syria since Saturday
Meetings of the Joint Military Commission in northern Libya have yet to make progress on other key demands of a UN-brokered agreement, underlining its fragility
They were convicted of crimes including murder, violating the constitution and attempting to assassinate the president, according to the document provided by judicial sources
Israel's administrative detention policy allows the internment of prisoners without charge for renewable periods of up to six months each time
The 23 defendants were found guilty in 2013 by a military court which sentenced them to jail terms ranging from 20 years to life.
The decision is a blow to Lebanon as the audit is a key demand of foreign donors to help it exit a financial meltdown, the country's worst crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war
The European Parliament on Thursday is expected to call for sanctions, decrying Erdogan's visit earlier this month to the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of the island of Cyprus
In his congratulatory message to Biden, Xi said healthy ties between the world's two biggest economies were not only in the fundamental interests of their two peoples but also expected by the international community
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