Tag: liberation

Iran’s Velayati Cautioned Iraq about US Plot after Mosul Liberation

ecretary-general of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati hailed Iraqis’ recent victories over terrorist groups in operation to liberate Mosul, but at the same time warned that Baghdad should be vigilant about US plot after the city liberation.

“The reconstruction of Iraq after the liberation of Mosul is a very important issue, but we should not neglect the Americans’ plots,” Velayati said in a meeting with Iraqi President Fuad Masum in Baghdad on Thursday.

Why women will liberate Uganda from its dictator

A significant victory in the long struggle to end the reign of Uganda’s military dictator was won last week after a bold action by the country’s burgeoning women’s movement. In late August, Uganda’s parliament presented a bill before House Speaker Rebecca Kadaga suggesting that the age limits for judges be raised, which activists believed would inevitably lead to the raising of presidential age limits. Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled Uganda for 30 years, is set to surpass the constitutionally-permitted maximum age of 75 this term.