World Bulletin / News Desk
An explosive device struck a convoy of pro-government Sunni fighters in al-Doura district in southern Baghdad, killing two fighters and injuring two others, First Lieutenant Hatem al-Jabri said.
One civilian was also shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Diyala, 60 kilometers east of Baghdad, Police Capt. Haib al-Shemari said.
He said the attackers had fled the scene unscathed.
There was no claim of responsibility for the attacks.
Iraqi authorities often blame such attacks on ISIL, which was driven out by the Iraqi army from territory overran by the terrorist group in northern and western Iraq in 2014.
"Deal of the Century" refers to a back-channel U.S. plan to settle the Palestine-Israel dispute
Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete and Alejandro Murat, governor of the state of Oaxaca, were on their way to survey the scene of the destruction left by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake when the accident occurred, the interior ministry tweeted.
The arrival of Trump and his wife Melania came at the end of a difficult day for the families of those killed in Wednesday's rampage at a high school in Parkland, Florida, who learned that the carnage could perhaps have been averted.
Trump to consider report suggesting high tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports
Army uses live ammunition, rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza
Tanks to be integrated into Iraqi armed forces 'within days', Defense Ministry source says.
Army uses teargas and live ammunition to disperse stone-throwing Palestinians in West Bank city of Nablus
Jens Stoltenberg speaks about recent events near the Kardak islets in Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece
Israeli authorities arrested resistance icon last summer for allegedly 'inciting violence'
After snap election last month in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, 4 parties form new coalition government
Rex Tillerson also plans to meet Lebanese PM and parliament speaker before wrapping up regional tour in Turkey
UN envoys of Washington and Moscow blamed each other for atrocities in Syria
Communities suffering from high suicide rates among youth, unsafe drinking water
Police identify 19-year-old former high school student Nikolaus Cruz as suspected shooter