Following the clashes beginning on Friday, al-Sadr’s supporters stormed Haboubi square, and torched tents pitched in the square.
Demonstrators in Iraq take to street unmasked amid COVID to support radical cleric ahead of elections
Observers consider the protest as a show of mettle by al-Sadr meant to send a message to other political blocs that on Iraq's streets, the cleric still has clout.
The Arar crossing, which was shuttered in 1990s, following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait after which Riyadh cut all ties with Iraq, has been reopened.
Iraqi factions supported by Tehran are hoping Biden could roll back Trump's policies, which included bombing hardline groups and slapping sanctions on pro-Iran figures.
The reopening of the bridge and removal of tents in Tahrir Square appeared to put a formal end to a mass movement that had for a brief moment given many Iraqis hope.
Shrivastav said food is everyone's right and everybody should have access to food and times like these remind him of his own sufferings.
The minister highlighted that Baghdad would continue to maintain contact with Washington in an attempt to make the latter change its mind.
Twitter accounts supporting US arch-enemy Iran regularly praise the attacks, but that was not the case Monday.
US President Donald Trump has been trying to make the case that he has fulfilled the promises he made four years ago as he campaigns for a second term.
Since the NIA court is holding the final hearing in the case, the NIA on Monday claimed it has to examine one more witness in the case.
Measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19, such as lockdowns and restrictions on movement, seem to have reduced the risk of terrorist attacks in many countries.
It is the most violent incident in Basra since the October mass anti-government demonstrations, when tens of thousands took to the streets to decry government corruption in Baghdad.
Pompeo said that Iraq currently does not need direct military support on the ground, and that the levels of help will depend on the changing nature of the threat.
Tehran responded with a ballistic missile attack that wounded dozens of American troops at a military base in Iraq.
On August 2, 1990, Saddam sent his military, already exhausted by an eight-year conflict with Iran, into Kuwait to seize what he dubbed 'Iraq's 19th province'