--after firing on anti-government protesters in Baghdad and drone bombs home of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr
Protesters in Iraq have won their first big success by forcing the resignation of the Iraqi prime minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, after the killing of 45 unarmed protesters by the Iraqi security forces in a single day.
Intelligence documents reveal how Tehran took advantage of US blundering
Reflecting on the Intercept/New York Times Release of Leaked Iranian Intel Documents on Influence in Iraq.
Victor Hugo said of the devastated Balkans in the 19th century: 'The Turks have passed by here. All is in ruins or mourning.'