Despite the army commander’s claim that the police have quelled the unrest, the situation remains difficult to ascertain due to Iran’s vastness and restrictions on social media.
Thirteen people have been killed and hundreds arrested, according to officials and social media.
The ISIS leader has frequently been reported killed or wounded since he declared a caliphate from the pulpit of a mosque in Mosul in 2014.
Amar Hussein, drawn to jihad by his local mosque preacher, joined al Qaeda when he was just 14. He now awaits legal proceedings as a member of ISIS.
A soldier said that he wanted citizens to know the price for supporting terrorists while another man thought that everyone’s entitled to a burial.
Every time Iraqi forces capture a section of Mosul in their offensive against ISIS, it can take up to a week to ensure it is clear of militants.
History suggests the militants will respond to any discontent with brutality, especially after losing control of the cities of Falluja and Ramadi this year.
Egypt is confident of luring back millions of foreign visitors, according to its new tourism minister, despite heavy first quarter losses and setbacks, including a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger plane in the Sinai.