Abu Mahdi al-Muhamdis, the deputy top leader of Iraq's paramilitary Hashd Shaabi forces was killed on Friday in a bomb attack near the Iraqi airport, a security source and lawmaker said.
Hundreds of demonstrators, participating in mourning for the Hashd Shaabi members killed by U.S. attack in Iraq, stormed the U.S. embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone on Tuesday, a security official said.
(Cover: Protesters set fire to a guard room outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Iraq on Dec. 31, 2019.)
(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)
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