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World - Region
1/8/2023 11:11:31 AM
Iran's Islamic clerical regime is divided in its response to months of unprecedented protests, wavering between repression and what it views as conciliatory gestures trying to quell the discontent, analysts say.

World - Region
12/9/2022 7:23:47 PM
A Sunni cleric in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan was kidnapped and killed, the authorities said Friday -- the latest deadly incident in a region rocked by unrest.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/7/2022 11:20:45 PM
Iran’s women have risen up in revolt against the rule of the clerics in Iran, indicating that they are no longer willing to be ruled by a set of archaic laws.

World - Region
11/4/2022 5:58:06 PM
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Friday dismissed a pledge from US leader Joe Biden to "free Iran" as the clerical regime faced a new upsurge in protests seven weeks into the anti-regime movement.

World - Region
10/21/2022 3:59:47 PM
Ali Tehrani, a critic and brother-in-law of Iran's supreme leader, has died at age 96, local media reported Thursday.

World - Region
10/15/2022 2:12:33 PM
Iraqi firebrand cleric Moqtada Sadr's movement on Saturday announced its refusal to join a new government being formed by prime minister-designate Mohammad Shia al-Sudani.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/7/2022 2:18:00 PM
Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr has a lot to worry about. He has created a mass movement only to turn out he is lacking the edge.

World - Region
9/28/2022 5:46:35 PM
Supporters of Iraq's influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr again stormed Baghdad's Green Zone government area Wednesday as the Iraqi parliament held session on the resignation of its speaker.

World - Region
9/26/2022 6:53:53 PM
Iraq's parliament, at the centre of a months-long political paralysis, is to convene Wednesday for the first time since deadly unrest in August and a sit-in protest by supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr.

World - Region
9/22/2022 5:27:27 PM
Women setting their headscarves ablaze and chanting anti-regime slogans. Pictures of the leadership defaced and burned. Vehicles belonging to the security forces set on fire.

World - Region
9/4/2022 9:19:03 PM
Staff at Iraq's parliament returned to work Sunday for the first time since powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's supporters stormed the legislature in late July, an assembly official said.

World - International
9/2/2022 1:39:47 PM
An explosion tore through a crowded mosque in western Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people, including a prominent cleric, Taliban officials and a local medic said. At least 21 people were hurt.

World - Region
8/30/2022 2:17:00 PM
Iraqi supporters of powerful cleric Muqtada al-Sadr began withdrawing Tuesday from Baghdad's Green Zone after he demanded fighting end between rival Shia forces and the army that left 23 dead and hundreds wounded.

World - Region
8/30/2022 12:55:00 PM
Supporters of a prominent Iraqi Shia cleric fired rocket-propelled grenades into Iraq's Green Zone as machine gun fire crackled overhead Tuesday, deepening the political chaos gripping the Mideast nation.

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.

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 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 5:46:00 PM
Iraqi caretaker Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi ordered the cabinet to suspend its sessions after hundreds of followers of influential Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr stormed Iraq's government palace.

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