Pregnant Woman Executed; 57 Killed Across Iraq
on Tuesday the start of a corruption investigation. In response to it, Prime
Minister Haider al-Abadi banned six lawmakers, including Speaker Salim
al-Jabouri, from traveling while the corruption allegations are
investigated. However, Parliament rejected it, saying the premier could not
impose the ban. On Monday, Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi
appeared in Parliament to address allegations of corruption in his ministry. He
six others, including his original accuser, of corruption and claimed they were
At least 57 people were killed:
In Baghdad, militants shot three
women to death at a home in Hayy al-Nasr.
a pregnant woman who was fleeing Marir village and arrested four
children who were with her.
Security forces killed
28 militants on Khalidiya Island.
militants were killed in a strike on Rawa.
In Mosul, an airstrike killed
Airstrikes on Rashad left four
were killed in a failed attack on Shirqat.