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COVID-19: Iraq reports over one thousand new infections, along with 39 deaths in 24 hours

Iraq continued its nearly-three week run of soaring coronavirus infections on Friday, as it announced 1,090 new cases and 39 deaths, due to complications from the highly contagious COVID-19.The Iraqi Health Ministry and Environment issued its daily COVID-19 update, which stated that health workers had tested more than 97,000 samples from different individuals. The total …

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A rocket falls inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

On late Wednesday, a katyusha rocket hit Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, without causing any casualties, on the eve of the Baghdad-Washington Strategic Dialogue to redraft political relations between the two countries, Iraqi Security Media Cell said.