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The news of the visit of three Iraqi delegations to Israel last year, issued by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs on its Twitter account, has sparked controversy.
An Iraqi lawmaker says the country’s parliament is working on a draft plan which if approved will force the government to issue the order of the foreign forces withdrawal including those of the US from the Arab country.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his recent visit to Iraq, describing it as an undiplomatic trip that disrespected Iraq’s national sovereignty.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has congratulated the Iraqi nation and parliament on election of Mohammed as the new speaker of the Iraqi parliament.
Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani is reportedly opposed to the candidacy of former Iraqi officials for the post of prime minister, according to a source.
At least four people are reportedly injured after Iraqi police fire in the air to prevent protesters from storming the main government building in Basra on the seventh day of unrest.