Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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Iraqi cleric calls on loyalists to withdraw after violent clashes

Powerful Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on his loyalists in the government zone to withdraw after nearly 24 hours of fierce clashes with security forces and paramilitary groups.In a televised speech Tuesday, al-Sadr gave his supporters, hundreds of whom...

Lankan PM quits as crisis deepens; MP among 5 killed in violent clashes

Over 180 injured; nationwide curfew imposed Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Monday after clinging on to power for weeks, following unprecedented anti-government protests demanding his ouster as well as the administration led by his younger brother and...