A group of women takes part in a training session at a military camp in Erbil on Tuesday. Reuters
A walkway collapsed and set off a stampede in the holy city of Karbala on Tuesday as thousands of Shiites marked one of the most solemn holy days of the year.
Popular protests multiplied across the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, as demonstrators braved live fire and tear gas from security forces in rallies that have left three dead over the past day.
Iraqi officials said on Wednesday that three protesters were killed and 35 wounded by security forces in southern Iraq after the previous day’s sit-ins and road closures, raising the death toll to six people.
The Dubai Police have arrested an Arab actress (M.H) for organising two birthday parties at two different restaurants for a number of guests in a closed place.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention conducted more than 92,000 additional COVID-19 tests in the different segments of the society over the past 24 hours and no new deaths were reported.
Teams from Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy have intensified their inspection of sports clubs, academies, and sports and fitness centres in Dubai, and have taken action against nine facilities in the past week for violating COVID-19 precautionary measures and safety guidelines.