Several Iraqi poets are putting their lives on the line and their mission goes beyond economic injustice.
No group has as of yet claimed responsibility for the rocket attack and no casualties have been reported.
The US killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani serves as a reminder to the GCC that when push comes to shove, they are all in the same boat.
Riot police fired tear gas and hurled sound bombs to disperse crowds on the Baghdad's strategic Sinak Bridge after protesters attempted to breach cement barriers previously erected by security forces.
Powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al Sadr calls for peaceful "million-strong march" against US troops in Iraq, as new rocket attack targets US soldiers in Camp Taji air base north of Baghdad, Iraqi military says.
Iraq is far too fragile to find itself on a collision course with the US, for the sake of Iran.
Qasem Soleimani's less charismatic replacement won't change Iran's regional policies, but we might witness an expansion.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.
While Democrats criticise the US president for his impulsive actions, for Trump, the Soleimani killing is a victory with no cost to American lives.
"We're receiving some encouraging intelligence that Iran is sending messages to those very same militias not to move against American targets or civilians, and we hope that that message continues to echo," says US Vice President Mike Pence.
Iran has been rehearsing its response to the United States for two years - and this might just be the tip of the iceberg.
Tehran’s main backers are Russia and China, but even though the two global powers condemn Soleimani's assassination, they have shown little interest in picking a side if war breaks out between Iran and the US.
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