At least 18 people have been killed, after two roadside bombs struck a convoy of fleeing people, fleeing an Islamic State-controlled town in northern Iraq.
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 four people have been killed, and a further eleven wounded, following a car bomb attack, in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
At least 23 people have been killed, and a further 68 wounded, following three bomb blasts, in mainly Shi’ite districts, of central Baghdad, Iraq.
The mass graves of as many as 1’700 Iraqi soldiers killed by Islamic State militants have been found by Iraqi forces, in the reclaimed city of Tikrit.
Islamic State militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit, in order to slow down the advance of Shiite militiamen and Iraqi military troops.
At least 11 Iraqi army personnel have been killed by a truck bomb south of the city of Tikrit, Iraq during operations acting as preparation for an assault on the Islamist-held city.
A double bomb attack at a busy market district in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad has killed at least 18 civilians.