Every part of it smells like a coup against the political and democratic process of Iraq, a process Sadr benefited of and helped it made in recent years.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Iraq’s Department of State announced that in recent protests from October 1 so far 104 people are killed, from whom 8 are security forces and 6,107 injured.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Following controversial news about Muqtada al-Sadr’s letter to Saerun coalition representatives in Iraqi parliament and also Muqtada’s request for resignation of Adel Abdul Mahdi, some report that the letter is fake.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Sayyed Ahmad Al Safi, representative of Ayatullah Sistani, in Friday prayers in Karbala demanded real reforment in Iraq.
ISWNews Analysis Group: While curfew were previously announced on Wednesday in the cities of Nasiriyah, Amara and Hilla, Adel Abdul Mahdi last night issued a statement banned all people and vehicles from 5am Thursday until further notice.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Finally, after five years and the return of security to the Iraqi and Syrian border areas, the important border crossing of Al-Qaim-Al-Bukamal was reopened for public use.
ISWNews Analysis Group: According to Iraqi local sources,the vicinity of Al Marsanat military camp in western Anbar was targeted by unidentified aircraft.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Iraqi forces launched an operation named “Black Soil” in the Zur Kan’us area northeast of Saladin province with heavy US-led coalition air support against ISIS remnants in the area.
SWNews Analysis Group: Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi announced the downing of an unidentified drone in Diyala province that was planning to attack Iraqi forces in the Kanaan area.
ISWNews Analysis Group: An American explosives expert was killed as he tried to diffuse a bomb in Nineveh Province on Tuesday.
According to Hashd Al Shaabi information, Hashd Al Shaabi vehicles were bombed by Israeli drones near the Al Qaim border yesterday, killing two of its forces.