Thousands of Iraqis demand American forces withdraw from the country during protests in Liberation Square, Baghdad, a year after an American drone strike killed Iran's general Qasem Soleimani and Iraq's militia commander, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. The anniversary of their deaths in Baghdad was also marked in Iran as well as by supporters in Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and other Middle East countries.
A fire is reported at a power plant in the city of Ahvaz, in south-western Iran, while a chlorine gas leak injures 70 workers at a petrochemicals plant near Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni. The incidents come after a string of other unexplained blazes and explosions at Iranian facilities.
Iran confirms that it is holding two Opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi under house arrest. [http:--www.radiozamaneh.com-english-content-iran-confirms-steps-against-opposition-leaders (Radio Zamaneh)] url=https:--web.archive.org-web-20110715145712-http:--www.radiozamaneh.com-english-content-iran-confirms-steps-against-opposition-leaders
Police in Iran make several arrests of suspects in relation to an attack on two nuclear physicists that it claims are connected to the United States Central Intelligence Agency, Mossad from Israel, and MI6 in the United Kingdom.