The oil-rich Basra is predominantly Shiite. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion.
At least seven people have been killed and over 20 injured after car bomb detonates in Iraq's Basra. A large explosion rocked the centre of Iraq's southern city of Basra on Tuesday, with local news reports saying there are multiple casualties.
Taiwan family helps keep hand-made 'joss paper' tradition alive
Painstakingly, women of retirement age adorn sheet after sheet of yellow joss paper with gold and silver leaf and red paint to satisfy last orders for sacrificial cash offerings ahead of next month's Lunar New Year festival. Read more >>
Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race after boycott callsJustin Bieber performs to a packed crowd in Saudi Arabia as human rights campaigners and activists called on him to cancel his performance. One could take the view that constant engagement with these countries can only bring about change. Shall we boycott them into action? Doesn't work. Yeah, I'm sure NBC would turn down Saudi $ because of any type of values. Anything for a buck
Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga retake northern village from IS fighters - sources Iraq i forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have recaptured a village in northern Iraq on Monday after Islamic State militants took it over the previous day, security and police sources said.
Rain, snow and chill are heading to Southern California this weekLight rain is slated for Tuesday morning, officials said, and a stronger system should deliver more moisture by the end of the week. Yippee! I think…. 🎆🎇🎆🎇🎆🎇
Casualties in northern Iraq as Daesh, Peshmerga fightDaesh terrorists take over remote Luhaiban village, with ongoing fighting leaving five people, including four Peshmerga soldiers, dead, reports Reuters news agency. The Indian paramilitary force Assam Rifles killed 13 miners mistaking them for insurgents in a remote frontier district. Maybe you guys could run a report on it? I still have no idea who the Peshmerga are, but their name sounds so stylish. I would like to launch a fashion brand with that name. It's the most stylish denomination of an armed group ever. Peshmerga
Lisa of BLACKPINK Just Made Her Runway Debut For CelineThe rapper behind hit single “LALISA” looks ravishing in Celine's summer 2022 collection. BLACKPINK If she'll do this more she's gonna dominate the runway she'll be a super model in no time BLACKPINK Lisa BLACKPINK Lilies keep voting for Lisa
31 Excellent Gifts That Will Make the Women in Your Life Feel Loved and AppreciatedThe portable speaker will be a hit! 🎵