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Iran suspends flights to Najaf amid ongoing protests

Iran suspends flights to Najaf amid ongoing protests

Public Relations Manager of Iranian Mashhad International Airport, Hassan Jaffari announced on Saturday that flights to Iraq’s southern city of Najaf have been suspended amid ongoing protests.


Jaffari pointed out that flights from Mashhad to Najaf have been diverted to Baghdad until further notice.


On Friday, protests erupted in Najaf as Thousands of Iraqi demonstrators stormed the Najaf International Airport.


The Najaf demonstrations coincided with sweeping protests in Basra south of the capital Baghdad calling for job opportunities, eliminating corruption and providing basic services.

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