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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/29/2022 11:13:34 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s full solidarity and support for Iraq’s stability and security in a telephone call Monday with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and President Barham Salih hours after supporters of cleric Moqtada Sadr stormed the government palace in Baghdad's Green Zone.

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 5:12:02 PM
Live fire rocked Baghdad's Green Zone on Monday after hundreds of supporters of Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr stormed the government building in the fortified area, an AFP journalist said.

World - Region
8/28/2022 9:34:52 AM
A small homemade explosive detonated on Friday near Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone as an Australian diplomatic convoy made its way into the area, two security officials told The Associated Press.

World - Region
8/26/2022 5:02:12 PM
A small homemade explosive detonated on Friday near Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone as an Australian diplomatic convoy made its way into the area, two security officials told The Associated Press.

World - Region
8/23/2022 11:02:41 AM
Several hundred supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr launched a sit-in outside Iraq's top judicial body on Tuesday, ratcheting up tensions in a showdown with a rival Shiite alliance.

World - Region
8/19/2022 2:55:09 PM
Thousands of supporters of Iraq's powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr stepped up their pressure tactics Friday with a weekly prayer session in the high-security Green Zone they have occupied for three weeks.

World - Region
8/18/2022 11:25:39 PM
In the capital of crisis-torn Iraq, two tent cities have sprung up as rival Shia blocs have set up protest camps, complete with cooked meals and air-conditioners against the blistering heat.

World - Region
8/10/2022 6:45:40 PM
Iraq's powerful Shia Muslim leader Moqtada Sadr on Wednesday called on the judiciary to dissolve parliament by the end of next week, urging his supporters to keep up a sit-in outside the legislature.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/2/2022 9:10:27 PM
For the second time in a week, on Saturday, protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, breaching the high-security Green Zone. More than 120 people were injured.

World - Region
7/30/2022 12:30:19 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr penetrated Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament on Saturday in a deepening political crisis.

World - Region
7/27/2022 6:52:22 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr on Wednesday stormed parliament after penetrating the capital's high-security government Green Zone, protesting against a rival bloc's nomination for prime minister.

World - Region
1/13/2022 8:25:06 PM
At least four rockets targeted the US Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Thursday, two Iraqi security officials said. The area is home to diplomatic missions and the seat of Iraq's government.

World - Region
12/19/2021 10:04:20 AM
Two rockets struck Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, home to the US embassy, causing property damage but no casualties, Iraq's military said early Sunday.

World - Region
11/29/2021 9:49:32 PM
Eight Iraqi officers have been arrested on charges of negligence in probing an attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi, a senior official said Monday.

World - Region
11/6/2021 9:51:41 AM
One protester was killed and scores of people, mostly members of Iraqi security forces, were injured late Friday when scuffles between supporters of pro-Iran Shia militias who had camped outside Baghdad's Green Zone and anti-riot police turned deadly, officials aid.

World - Region
10/31/2021 11:48:23 AM
Three rockets on Sunday hit a Baghdad neighbourhood near the high-security Green Zone where the US embassy is located without causing any casualties, an Iraqi security official said.

Egypt - Politics
12/21/2020 2:49:02 PM
Eight Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad's Green Zone in an attack targeting the US Embassy

World - Region
12/21/2020 9:00:00 AM
Sirens blared from the embassy compound inside the zone, which houses government buildings and foreign missions

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