A suicide bomb attack hit the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday, killing 17 and wounding over 28 others. The Iraqi Ministry of Interior reported that a suicide attack targeted a crowded market in the Nahrawan area in Baghdad. The Ministry also stated that two gunmen with suicide vests opened fire on a crowd in the al-Shamar market before one of the men detonated his vest. A curfew has been imposed.
Meanwhile, Mount Asos in Sulaimani has once again come under intense shelling by unknown fighter jets. This is the third time this month the mountain has been targeted. The strikes have so far caused no casualties but it is unclear whom the jets belong to.
Lastly, British royal Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle have confirmed their engagement on Monday. The pair, who became engaged quietly earlier this month, will marry in spring 2018. Markle will be the first American to marry a British royal since the early 20th century.