At least six people, including four children, have been killed, following a mortar attack and a suicide bombing, in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Three mortar shells have reportedly near to Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, the first such attacks close to Iraq’s cluster embassies and government buildings in more than a year.
At least 27 people have been killed, following mortar strikes, fired at a provincial capital, in eastern Iraq.
At least nine people have been killed, and several others wounded, following mortar attacks in the Syrian capital city, Damascus.
At least five civilians have been injured, following a series of terrorist attacks across Syria, as well as causing material damage to several areas.
A Jordanian man has been killed by a stray mortar, reportedly from fighting in nearby southern Syria, which hit a busy marketplace in Jordan.