Thousands of people across Iraq are demonstrating against the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi for its failure to provide jobs, prevent corruption and improve the quality of basic services
The three ex-guards together killed 27 Iraqis and wounded 39 others in the Nisour square massacre in 2007
Israel carried out unprovoked attacks on Iraq, Lebanon and Syria within a span of three days, since Saturday, allegedly to target Iranian allies in these countries.
Mike Pompeo, in a press conference, accused Iran of engineering the attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, he cited unnamed intelligence reports and other vague references in support of his claim
Soldiers also engaged in cover-ups by disguising civilians as militants to make operations appear legitimate. The Middle East Eye report revealed how junior officers in the British army were taught to specifically shoot such civilians during their training
The demonstrations over deteriorating infrastructure and contamination of water have also acquired a larger significance with Iranian officials accusing Saudi Arabia of involvement in the burning down of the former’s consulate in the city