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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.

The Prime Minister of Iraq has stated about the impermissibility of threats against Iran

Iraq will not allow anyone to threaten Iran from its territory, said Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi after talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Al-Kazemi on Tuesday arrived in Tehran on a two-day visit, which became the first Iraqi Prime Minister's trip abroad since taking office in early may.

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.

Iraqi security forces will be able to shoot criminals on the border with Iran

The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi on Saturday authorized the security service of the country to shoot to kill criminals at the checkpoint "Mandali" on the border with Iran.

"Customs control will be under the protection of the security forces, and they have the authority to shoot to kill criminals," said al-Kazemi to journalists during his stay on the border crossing "Mandali".

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.

Iraqi security forces denied the information about the shelling of Baghdad airport

The press service of the Iraqi security authorities denied the information about the fall of the rocket near Baghdad international airport.

Earlier TV channel Al-Sumaria reported, citing a source in the security agencies that one rocket fell near the airport of the Iraqi capital.

The airport in Baghdad was subjected to rocket fire

The rocket fell near the Baghdad international airport, reports in on Monday night Iraqi television channel al-Sumaria, citing a source in the security agencies.

According to him, the rocket did not explode. "As a result of impact no one was hurt," - said the source.

The state Department called the common threat of the bombardment of the U.S. Embassy in Iraq

The state Department is aware of an incident with a rocket attack on the us Embassy in Baghdad on Saturday and said such attacks as a threat, told RIA Novosti the representative of the state Department.

The incident occurred a few hours after the US conducted a test of the Patriot air defense system on the territory of the Embassy in Baghdad that angered the Iraqi side, said channel Rudaw. In particular, the Vice-speaker of Parliament Hassan al-Kaabi, and head of the Committee on security and defence in the Parliament Mohammed al reed called the move "provocative", the TV channel.

SAM "Patriot" to reflect a missile attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad came under rocket attack in the night on Sunday, to repel the attack were involved in the anti-aircraft missile complex "Patriot", reported TV channel al-Sumaria, citing a source in the security services of the country.

"An attempt was made of a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in the "green zone" in Central Baghdad. The missile was intercepted by SAM "Patriot", she fell on a house near the Embassy," - said the source.

Iraqi Prime Minister fired his national security Advisor

The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi was released from the post of adviser on national security and the acting head of the national security Council Faleh al-Fayyad, the leader of the people's militia, "al-Hashd al-SHAABI", said Saturday the Iraqi media.

"On the basis of the public interest and with the consent of the Prime Minister and commander of the armed forces (Mustafa al-Kazemi - ed.) ... decided to release Faleh Faisal Fahd al-Fayyad from the post of acting head of the national security Council," - said in the text of the decree published on the website of the TV channel Al-Sumaria.

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