Latest Updates on Iraq, 5 October 2020
Mustafa Al Kadhimi, Iraqi PM, in an interview with Al-Araqiyah: I have not received any threat by USA on closing the embassy in Iraq.
1- Ayatullah Sistani sent condolences to the nation and government of Kuwait for death of Kuwait Emir.
2- Counter terrorism service reported of neutralizing a terrorist plan to attack Arbaeen pilgrimages in Baghdad. Several arrested.
3- Muqtada Sadr tweeted for the anniversary of protests famous as October revolution, asking the government to fulfill its obligations. Sadr asked the protesters to keep it peaceful.
4- Barham Salih, Iraqi president, and Iraj Masjedi, Iran’s ambassador, met in Baghdad. Barham Salih also met with US ambassador in Baghdad.
5- Two of Hashad al-Ashaeri forces injured due to explosion of a planted bomb en route of a village, east of Shirqat.
6- Mustafa Al Kadhimi, Iraqi PM, in an interview with Al-Araqiyah: I have not received any threat by USA on closing the embassy in Iraq.
7- Muhammad al-Halbusi, head of parliament, visits Kuwait for the death of the Emir.
8- Falih Al-Fayyadh, head of Hashad Shabi delegation and Abdulamir Yarallah, chief of staff, visiting Iqlim Kurdistan and meeting with local officials (Barzani family).
9- Explosion and fire in ammo warehouse of Peshmarga forces led by Talibani party (Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) in Suleimaniyah. No loss reported.
10- Local sources reported some positions of Hashad Shabi forces near Syria border in Anbar province were bombed by USA.
11- Rocket attack on American terrorist positions at Victory Military Base near Baghdad Airport.
12- Attacks on the positions of the army and Hashad al-Shaabi forces near the village of Shirk in the Khanaqin district of Diyala province.
13- Seyyed Ammar Hakim traveled to Kuwait to offer his condolences on the death of the Emir of Kuwait.
14- Iraqi President Barham Saleh meets with Jeanine Plasschaert, UN Special Representative for Iraq.