At least 82 people were killed and 110 more were injured in the fire caused by an oxygen tank explosion at the Ibn al Khatib hospital in Baghdad late on Saturday, an interior ministry spokesman says.
The fire at the Ibn Khatib hospital in the Diyala Bridge area of the Iraqi capital occurred after an accident caused an oxygen tank to explode, medical sources say.
Two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers were wounded after at least five rockets hit Balad airbase north of capital Baghdad, security sources say.
The report comes as Washington and Tehran try to revive a 2015 nuclear accord which Riyadh was opposed to and as the United States presses for an end to the Yemen conflict.
Iraqi police say a parked car exploded at a market in the mainly Shia Muslim district of the capital city, killing at least four people and injuring 17 others.
The most recent rocket attack on a US coalition base in western Iraq reveals a clear intent to remind the US that airstrikes will not deter them.
The strikes can be seen as a positive step, but at the same time they expose the fact that the US cannot strike back at Iran inside Iraq.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the US strikes were "illegal and a violation of Syria's sovereignty" in a meeting with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein.
Tehran’s political and military involvement in Syria and Iraq have helped to turn their state structures upside-down.
At least four rockets struck an Iraqi airbase, the Iraqi military says in a statement, while other officials say one person was wounded at the base where an American defence company services combat aircraft.
Two men blew themselves up in a crowded Baghdad market and killed at least 32 people in Iraq's first big suicide bombing in three years.
US President Donald Trump's leadership bears responsibility for both the recent sack of the US Congress, and the downing of Ukraine Air flight 752 exactly a year ago.
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