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Iraqi PMF foils a plot to target Arbaeen pilgrims in Baghdad

Al-Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces-PMF) on Tuesday thwarted a plot to attack the Shiite pilgrims on the Arbaeen day in the south Iraqi capital, Baghdad. According to a press release issued by the paramilitary organization, the PMF intelligence department apprehended a “network of ISIS operatives that included the commanders of …

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Iraq allows air travel for 30k Arbaeen pilgrims from Iran

Iraq has decided on health regulations governing the entry of foreign pilgrims for this year’s Arbaeen pilgrimage as authorities say only 30,000 pilgrims from Iran will be allowed to visit holy shrines in the country later this month. Multiple reports by news outlets on Sunday said that western land borders …

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