Sadr’s Withdrawal from Politics: Permanent or Temporary?Iraq once again descended into chaos on Monday after powerful cleric Muqtada Sadr said he was quitting politics, prompting his loyalists, in particular Saraya al-Salam militiamen, to storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, home to government offices and diplomatic missions. However after a day of deadly clashes that claimed lives of about 30 people and wounded hundreds more, Sadr told his followers to leave their protests in central Baghdad and apologized to the Iraqi people.
Pfizer CEO Gets Covid for Second Time in Six WeeksPfizer CEO Albert Bourla has tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time in six weeks, despite being vaccinated four times. Bourla previously claimed that his company’s vaccine was “100% effective” in preventing coronavirus infection.
Iranians Hold Nationwide Rallies to Decry Riots, Desecration of SanctitiesMillions of Iranians take to the streets across the country to condemn the acts of vandalism and desecration of Islamic sanctities by rioters in the past few days, as violent street protests have erupted in several Iranian cities over the death of a young woman, who died in hospital days after collapsing at a police station in the capital Tehran.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time in six weeks, despite being vaccinated four times. Bourla previously claimed that his company’s vaccine was “100% effective” in preventing coronavirus infection.
As Israel was launching a deadly assault on Gaza, killing thousands of civilians and displacing more than 100,000 people, many of America’s top TV, music and film producers were organizing to protect the apartheid state’s reputation from widespread international condemnation.
Iranian Foreign Minister called on the United Nations to work toward lifting Saudi regime’s crippling blockade on Yemen and facilitating genuine political dialogue between warring parties for the temporary truce to stay in effect.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly signed a deal with the former head of the US National Security Agency (NSA) months before the gruesome murder of prominent dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Israeli regime’s forces have killed three Palestinians and injured 10 others Wednesday morning during a brutal assault on Jenin refugee camp, according to the Ministry of Health and Palestinian security.
Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres hailed Iran’s significant contribution to the establishment of peace and security in West Asia and expressed support for the revival of the 2015 multilateral deal.