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The site of a twin suicide bombing attack in a central market is seen in Baghdad, Iraq. Thaier al-Sudani/Reuters
Daesh claimed responsibility early on Friday for Baghdad’s suicide attack, via the group’s Amaq news agency on its Telegram channel.
UAE strongly condemns terrorist bombings in Baghdad's market
VIDEO: At least 32 dead in Baghdad twin suicide bombings
Two men blew themselves up in a crowded Baghdad market on Thursday, killing at least 32 people in Iraq’s first big suicide bombing for three years, authorities said, describing it as a possible sign of the reactivation of Daesh.
Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Hisham Al Hashimi, 47, outside his home in the Zeyouneh area of Baghdad, a family member said, speaking on condition of anonymity for security reasons. The family member heard five shots fired.
At the time, Daesh killed Yazidi men en masse, took boys as child soldiers and sold women as "sex slaves," with survivors streaming into ramshackle displacement camps.
Youssef Abdelkarim began fixing watches at the age of 11, after the death of his paternal grandfather, who opened the store in the 1940s.
Baghdad, a city of nearly ten million residents, is running on an unusual rhythm this Ramadan since Iraq imposed an overnight curfew to curb the spreading coronavirus.
These accidents led to the tragic loss of three lives, with 75 individuals sustaining varied injuries: two with severe injuries, 44 with moderate injuries, and 29 with minor ones.
These activities are part of the ongoing preparations for the "Union Fortress 9" military parade, scheduled to take place in November in Abu Dhabi.
The deployment of the team, the first of its kind in the world to be in Derna following the natural disaster that hit the country recently, comes as part of the UAE's efforts to aid Libya in dealing with the aftermath of the floods caused by the heavy rains, resulting in thousands of deaths and injuries.
UAE Minister Sultan Al Jaber calls on the world to be 'brave and bold' and get 'back on track' to meet its climate ambitions, reaffirming the founding principles of UN and to think 'beyond borders, beyond politics.'