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Sadr’s supporters vow to remain inside Iraq’s parliament

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have vowed to continue to remain inside the Iraqi parliament after they breached Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied the country’s legislature for a second time in days.

Wounded Palestinian dies days after being injured in Israeli attack

A 60-year-old Palestinian man, whom his family have described as mentally challenged, has succumbed to the injuries he received in an attack by Israeli troops days ago.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 158

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sadr supporters occupy Iraqi parliament again

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr have breached Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament for the second time in three days.

Young Palestinian killed by Israel forces in WB

A 16-year-old Palestinian has been shot dead by the Israeli army troops in the village of al-Mughayyer, near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry and witnesses.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 157

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

French rights groups: Saudi crown prince accomplice in Khashoggi murder

Rights groups have filed a criminal complaint with the Judicial Court of Paris, asking French authorities to investigate Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Abu Akleh family calls for US independent probe into correspondent’s killing by Israel

The family of Shireen Abu Akleh has rejected the United States' conclusion on the Palestinian reporter's killing by Israeli troops, demanding that Washington open its own investigation.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 156

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sadr supporters storm Iraqi parliament

Hundreds of supporters of firebrand Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have breached Iraq's parliament building to protest selection of a consensus nominee for prime minister following months of uncertainty.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 155

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran voices readiness to help world cope with energy crisis, food insecurity

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian voiced Tehran's readiness to help the international community cope with the current energy crisis and counter food insecurity.

In first round of talks, Taliban, Masoud’s forces agree to hold fire: Report

The Taliban and a group of local fighters in Afghanistan led by Ahmad Masoud have held a first ever round of talks, agreeing to cease hostilities until a second round of talks is held, a report says.

Kuwait welcomes Iran’s initiative of boosting ties with regional states

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has appreciated Iran’s initiative of boosting ties with regional and neighboring counties.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 154

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sources: US, Taliban make progress on frozen Afghan reserves

The US and Taliban officials have exchanged proposals for the release of billions of dollars from Afghan central bank reserves held abroad into a trust fund, three sources familiar with the talks said, offering a hint of progress in efforts to ease economic crisis in the war-torn country.

UNSC condemns deadly attack on Iraq’s Kurdistan region

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent attack in Dohuk province in the northern Iraqi region of Kurdistan which left at least nine civilians dead, including women and children.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah missiles can hit any Israeli targets

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has stated the resistance movement's precision missiles can hit any Israeli target at sea or on land. He issued the warning on the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Hezbollah, coinciding with Israel's work at maritime oil and gas fields, including Karish, off Lebanon's coast.

Erdogan: Turkey to increase oil, natural gas imports from Iran

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will increase oil and natural gas imports from Iran.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 153

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 152

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iraqi FM says Turkey violated country’s sovereignty 22k+ times since 2018

Iraq’s foreign minister says Turkey has violated the Arab country’s sovereignty more than 22,700 times since 2018 and the foreign ministry has sent 296 notes of protest to Ankara over the attacks.

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in WB

At least two Palestinians were killed and a dozen others injured following clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

Iravani appointed as Iran’s new ambassador to United Nations

Iran has appointed veteran diplomat Saeed Iravani as the country’s ambassador to the United Nations.

Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 151: Commander confirms 2 foreign fighters killed in Ukraine’s Donbas

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

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