Day: January 4, 2020

Two attacks target US embassy, Iraqi airbase

Baghdad, Two mortar shells on Saturday evening landed in the Green Zone in the center of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, where the U.S. embassy is located, and a missile attack targeted an Iraqi military base that houses American soldiers.The Iraqi militar…

Man dies in Irbid house fire

Amman, A man died of severe burns to the body in a fire that erupted in his apartment in the city of Irbid on Saturday, according to the Civil Defence Department.It said that fire fighting and rescue teams rushed to the scene, a five-storey building in…

Britain issues Iraq, Iran travel warning

London, The British government on Saturday advised its citizens not to travel to Iraq and Iran, except for essential travel to Iraqi Kurdistan, after the assassination of Iran’s senior military commander in Baghdad.Foreign Secretary Dominique Rapp issu…

US aircraft patrol the skies over Baghdad

Baghdad, US aircraft carried out surveillance flights over Baghdad on Saturday to guard US interests in the Iraqi capital from attacks a day after Iran’s top commander was killed in a US airstrike in Baghdad airport.An Iraqi security source told Petra’…

GAM announces medium state of emergency

Amman, The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) on Saturday declared a state of medium emergency to deal with a depression that started to affect the Kingdom today and is expected to bring in heavy rain.The GAM assured of the readiness of its emergency cen…