At the start of his second day in Iraq, Pope Francis on Saturday morning flew to Najaf for a private meeting with the Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Husayni Sistani at his residence.
From the 1940s, during the post-World War II reconstruction of Europe under the Marshall Plan, the dollar became the dominant international currency. But now, after all these years and the occurrence of several internal developments in the United States and internationally, the dominance of the dollar is threatened.
An Israeli court on Wednesday extended the solitary confinement of Sheikh Ra’ed Salah for six additional months.
Pope Francis gave a special gift to a Christian commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).