Karbala Governorate: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Alaa Mashzoub, renowned novelist & critic Alaa Mashzoub shot dead

In Iraq, a renowned novelist & critic Alaa Mashzoub (51) was shot dead by unknown assailants on 2nd of February in the city of Karbala. He was known as a bold writer who was not afraid to broach political and religious taboos in his writings. His research into the history of his hometown was published ..