Sit-in tents near Baghdad’s Green Zone to protest the election results (Pictures)

Demonstrators protesting the results of the Iraqi parliamentary election have set up sit-in tents near the heavily fortified Green Zone, downtown the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, earlier today, Tuesday. Leading Shia parties in Iraq have announced their collective rejection of the results of the October 10 parliamentary elections, after the initial …

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha (Pictures)

Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Adha religious festival, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage. Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha religious holiday, which, in Arabic, means the “festival of the sacrifice” and marks the end of Hajj, the five-day pilgrimage Muslims undertake to cleanse the soul …

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US base in Erbil hit by drones

A military base hosting US-led coalition forces inside Erbil International Airport in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has come under attack by explosive-laden drones. Citing security sources, Iraqi media said the military base inside Erbil airport was “subjected to an attack by explosive-laden drones” late on Tuesday, with reports falling short of …

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