At least 16 explosions hit Iraq

At least 16 explosions have hit various Iraqi cities today, killing 39 and wounding 188, according to news agency Reuters.


52 killed in Iraq bomb attacks

More than 30 co-ordinated blasts across Iraq have killed at least 52 people and wounded nearly 250. The attacks come on the ninth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq and ahead of next week's Arab League summit in Baghdad.