The assassination of a high-profile researcher in broad daylight in Baghdad may prove to be a covert message for Washington.
Agnes Callamard says the US drone strike that resulted in an "arbitrary killing" violated the UN charter.
Hisham al-Hashemi was a well-connected security analyst who appeared regularly on Iraqi television and whose expertise was sought out by government officials, journalists and researchers.
Since October, US diplomats and troops across Iraq have been targeted by around three dozen missile attacks, which Washington has blamed on pro-Iranian armed factions.
The new mass grave has been discovered in the village of Humeydat near the Badoush area west of the city of Mosul.
Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says that at least 81 terrorist hideouts in northern Iraq were also demolished by Turkish air forces in the Operation Claw-Eagle on June 15.
Iran is gradually reducing its presence in the Middle East in the face of Israeli attacks and an economic crisis triggered by the pandemic and sanctions.
The raid was the most brazen action by Iraqi forces against a major Iran-backed militia group in years and targeted the Kataib Hezbollah faction.
The rescue operations were mostly carried out in geographies where instability prevailed. Those rescued include citizens from UK, the Netherlands, Lebanon, France, Russia, Kosovo, Belgium, Japan, Iraq and Italy from terrorist groups.
Egypt has numbers but it can't sustain a war, even with the help of Gulf funding.
Ahmed Radhi, 56, one of the country's most celebrated sportsperson, dies from complications linked to Covid-19, health ministry says.
Experts find the Arab League's statement against Turkey's anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, bereft of regional knowledge.
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