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World - Region
8/30/2022 11:21:04 AM
Iran closed its land borders to Iraq as flights to the country halted Tuesday amid violence in Baghdad following an influential Shia cleric's announcement he would resign from politics.

World - Region
8/29/2022 11:14:03 PM
Shelling targeted Baghdad's high-security Green Zone Monday, a security source said after Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr said he was quitting politics, sparking chaos in which 12 of his supporters were killed.

World - Region
8/29/2022 11:11:36 PM
Iraq was in chaos Monday after powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr said he was quitting politics and his supporters stormed the government palace in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone.

World - Region
8/29/2022 10:21:00 PM
Muqtada al-Sadr announced Monday that he would resign from Iraqi politics, prompting hundreds of his angry followers to storm the government palace and sparking clashes with security forces. At least 15 protesters were killed.

World - Region
8/29/2022 5:05:00 PM
Hundreds of followers of an influential Shia cleric stormed Iraq's government palace on Monday shortly after he announced he was withdrawing from politics, further deepening an unprecedented political crisis.

World - Region
8/29/2022 4:50:06 PM
The influential Iraqi Shia Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr issued on Monday three directives prohibiting his followers from all forms of political involvement, as hundreds stormed government building shortly following his announcing "retirement" from politics.

World - Region
8/29/2022 1:42:00 PM
Muqtada Al-Sadr, the influential Shia cleric whose followers have been staging a sit-in outside Iraq's parliament, announced his "resignation" from politics and the closure of his party offices on Monday.

World - Africa
8/27/2022 8:51:25 PM
Some 300 people demonstrated Saturday in the Central African Republic's capital against changing the constitution, after the president ordered a rewrite of the basic law.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/26/2022 5:34:00 PM
Although Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has publicly stated that Ankara wants ties with Cairo “at the highest level”, obstacles remain.

World - International
8/22/2022 10:53:07 AM
Pakistani police have filed terrorism charges against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, authorities said Monday, escalating political tensions in the country as the ousted premier holds mass rallies seeking to return to office.

World - Region
8/20/2022 10:06:12 PM
Iran's leading reformist coalition on Saturday called for the release of politician Mostafa Tajzadeh, held since July over accusations of undermining state security.

World - Africa
8/18/2022 11:17:20 AM
An exiled rebel leader returned to Chad Thursday, according to an AFP journalist, days before the start of landmark peace talks aimed at paving the way for democratic elections after 18 months of military rule.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/16/2022 11:20:13 PM
Forty-one people, including 15 children, died on Sunday when a Coptic church in Imbaba was engulfed in flames. Ahmed Morsy reports on the tragic blaze

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/15/2022 2:15:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly interviews UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin about efforts to ensure climate financing pledges pay more than lip service

World - Region
8/13/2022 10:57:34 PM
Two rival Shiite Muslim blocs are holding competing sit-ins in Baghdad, ramping up tensions in conflict-weary Iraq, but shopkeeper Mustafa says he's more worried about how he's going to make a living.

World - International
8/10/2022 4:22:06 PM
Donald Trump looks set to be deposed Wednesday in New York as part of the state attorney general's civil probe into alleged fraud at his family business, the ex-president said on his social media network.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/9/2022 10:15:12 PM
The new Thanaweya Amma exam system has put an end to over-inflated grades, reports Reem Leila

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/9/2022 10:09:40 PM
The preparatory stages of the National Dialogue have concluded

World - Region
8/4/2022 3:59:04 PM
Eight years on since the Islamic State jihadist group's massacres of Yazidis, more then 200,000 survivors are still displaced from their homes in Iraq, the United Nations said Thursday.

World - Region
8/3/2022 2:54:00 PM
Thousands of Iraqi protesters have occupied the parliament in Baghdad's Green Zone for the past five days, the latest political turmoil to strike the war-scarred country.

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