The intelligence unit of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has thwarted an Arab-Israeli plot to assassinate Major General Qassem Soleimani, a globally famous defense strategist who played a key role in the counter-terrorism operations that led to the collapse of the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria.
IRGC's intelligence unit thwarts Arab-Israeli plot to assassinate Gen. Soleimani
An official of Arbaeen special office said on Thursday that the Khosravi official border point was closed due to a demand from Iraqi Government.
Iran closes Khosravi Border Point at Iraq's demand
The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned the Israeli regime against waging a new war, saying any such “mistake” will lead to the occupying entity’s annihilation.
Any new war will lead to Israel’s annihilation: IRGC chief cmdr.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has declared a curfew in the capital, Baghdad, until further notice as protests continue against alleged economic problems.
Iraq declares curfew in Baghdad to protect residents
Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Wednesday that Islamic Republic of Iran believes that the only way to defuse tensions in the region is to seriously confront Zionist regime's destructive, meddlesome and inhuman measures.
Iran says Zionist regime's inhuman acts needs serious confrontation
A Palestinian human rights group says dozens of Palestinian prisoners have lost their lives since 1967 after being exposed to various forms of brutal torture at the hands of their interrogators in Israeli prisons and detention centers.
73 Palestinian detainees have died due to torture in Israeli jails since 1967: Prisoners’ group
The pre-indictment hearing over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s has resumed as the premier’s last-ditch efforts to form a coalition administration with his leading election rival hit a snag again.
Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing begins as unity gov’t talks falter
Riot police in Iraq have fired live rounds into the air and used tear gas to disperse protesters, who took to the streets in the capital, Baghdad, for a second consecutive day against what they describe as unemployment and poor public services.
Iraqi police fire in air during new protests in Baghdad
International human rights groups demanded justice on Wednesday for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that a year after his brutal murder, Saudi authorities had yet to provide any “meaningful accountability.”
Rights groups demand justice on Khashoggi murder anniversary
Protests against unemployment and poor public services in Baghdad entered their second day on Wednesday, with the Iraqi government launching an emergency investigation into the deadly protests that left five dead and more than 700 injured.
Iraq opens probe into Baghdad’s fatal protests

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