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Two people were killed in clashes in Baghdad

Two people were killed and 15 were wounded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, during clashes of protesters with security officers, announced on Monday, the Commission on human rights in Iraq.

Clashes broke out on Sunday in Central Baghdad at Tahrir square which was occupied by demonstrators demanding better living conditions and fighting corruption.

In Iraq, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 112 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Iraq exceeded 112 thousand in the period from 30 July until 9 August in the country will operate round-the-clock curfew was announced on Monday news Agency INA, citing the country's Ministry of health.

"The health Ministry today registered the 1927 cases of recovery, 2553 new cases of infection and 96 deaths," - said the Agency in the daily report in Facebook.

In Iraq at a military base, two explosions because of the heat

Several explosions occurred at a military base Sakr South of Baghdad, it was caused by extreme heat and improper storage of ammunition, said the press service of the security organs of Iraq.

According to the security authorities at a military base rocked two consecutive explosions.

In Iraq, security forces found a cache of more than 20 rockets "Katyusha"

The Iraqi security authorities on Sunday discovered an underground cache of more than 20 missiles, said the press service.

The target of rocket attacks from improvised launchers regularly becomes a green zone of the Iraqi capital, where the government offices and embassies, as well as Baghdad international airport, which is adjacent to a military airfield. Such incidents generally do not result in casualties and do not involve major damage.

The coalition led by the USA gave Iraq control of the seventh military base

The international coalition led by the United States on Saturday handed over to Iraqi military control over a military base Besmaya, this is the seventh base handed over to the Iraqis, according to the joint command of the armed forces of Iraq.

He noted that the Spanish military stationed at this base, will train the Iraqi. "The Spanish military will leave Iraq upon completion of their mission," said al-khafājī.

Near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad fell two missiles, the source said

At least two rockets fell near U.S. Embassy in green zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, said RIA Novosti source in the Iraqi security organs.

"Two Katyusha rockets fell today (Sunday - ed.) at noon... near the American Embassy in the "green zone", not leading to any casualties," - said the source.

Pompeo has rejected criticism of the United Nations in connection with the murder Soleimani

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo rejected criticism of the United Nations in connection with the murder of the American forces, a senior Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

"The blow that killed General Soleimani, was in response to the escalation of a series of armed attacks Iran and the militants, which it supports, forces and US interests in the middle East. The strike was to deter Iran from the organization or support further attacks against the U.S. and its interests, and to reduce the combat potential of the forces of "Quds," added Pompeo.

Pompeo asked Iraq to punish the guilty in the murder of al-Hashimi

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo asked Iraq to punish the perpetrators of the murder of a security expert Hisham al-Hashimi, who was killed in Baghdad on Monday.

"In the days before his death, he was constantly threatened by Iranian-backed groups. USA subscribe to the partner countries, strongly condemning the murder and demanding the government of Iraq to punish the guilty," said Pompeo at the briefing.

In Iraq, the number of cases COVID-19 exceeded 67 thousand

The number of daily infections with coronavirus in Iraq for the first time close to 3 thousand, the total number of confirmed cases has exceeded 67 thousand, follows from published data of Ministry of health of the country.

The total number of patients with a confirmed diagnosis has grown to 67 442, recovered almost 38 thousand people died 2779.

Iraqi Prime Minister promised to punish those responsible for the murder of an expert in Baghdad

The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi has promised to punish those responsible for the murder of an expert on security and counter-terrorism Hisham al-Hashimi, who was shot Monday night in Baghdad is unknown, the Agency INA.

As reported earlier, sources in the security agencies of Iraq, a group of armed men on two motorcycles shot and killed al-Hashimi near his home in the East of the capital, he died in the hospital, where he was taken after the attack. He was 47 years old.

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