People evacuate an injured man in Karbala on Tuesday. Associated Press
A mortar bomb attack killed at least three people and injured four in the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.
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.
Sharjah Police will be deploying specialist teams to ensure that the measures are enforced; walk-through thermal scanners and sanitisation gates at all entry points, free protective supplies for visitors
At least 8 dead, over 120 injured in Turkey earthquake. The death toll is expected to rise.
Aouissaoui had gone to the Notre-Dame church soon after arriving in Nice on Thursday morning looking for a place to sleep, his sister Afef said. He had shown them the area and said he planned to rest in a building opposite the church.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan said that earlier Dr Siddiqui had reservations over filing the mercy petition, but now she has signed it and the petition was being sent to the US president through the jail authorities.