An Iraqi official said the rocket had struck near the US Embassy in the Green Zone where government buildings and foreign embassies are located.
Iraq's prime minister-designate announced his withdrawal from the post after failing to secure parliamentary support for his Cabinet selection.
Powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al Sadr calls for peaceful "million-strong march" against US troops in Iraq, as new rocket attack targets US soldiers in Camp Taji air base north of Baghdad, Iraqi military says.
Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani urged leaders to abandon partisan politics in choosing a new head of government and said he would have no involvement in efforts to replace Adil Abdul Mahdi.
Explosive experts from US Navy say mine used in the attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman bears a "striking resemblance" to Iranian mines. Iran has denied involvement.
Last week both rockets and tweets were fired off during the US-Iranian standoff.
The US embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil evacuated non-emergency staff this week.
Militants who attacked base headquarters near international airport killed after heavy gun battle; casualties include soldiers.
Two people killed and 4 others wounded after rockets fired from Syria hit Turkey's southern province of Kilis
Turkish defence minister says 362 DAESH terrorists killed and 123 others wounded in Turkish artillery strikes in northern Syria in last three months
Turkish Armed Forces shell DAESH targets in northern Syria after rockets from DAESH-controlled territory hit Turkey's southern Kilis Province
Rocket shelling from northern Syria wounds 12 civilians in Turkey's southern province of Kilis near border according to top local official
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