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Violence Expected Ahead of al-‘Ashura

Over the coming week terrorists are likely to attack Shi’ah worshippers marking the religious period of al-‘Ashura. Many pilgrims will travel to the holy city of Karbala for the event, which culminates on 17 December and has seen numerous bouts of violence in recent years. Security will be tighter than normal, but roadside attacks against […]

Weekly Security Update for 8th Dec 2010

North Last week saw violence concentrated in Mosul, although attacks were also recorded in Tal ‘Afar, Kirkuk, Hawijah and Riyadh. Civilians and the Iraqi security forces bore the brunt, but with eight recorded fatalities the week was less bloody than normal for what is otherwise one of the most hostile parts of the country. In […]

Iranians in Karbala for Investments

An Iranian investment delegation is in Karbala. “The delegation will be in Karbala for three days,” a local source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Wednesday. He noted that the delegation’s members expressed readiness to execute different investment projects in Karbala. ( Aswat Al Iraq )