At least 23 people are reportedly dead and many more injured after a large explosion in the rebel-held city of Idlib, in northwestern Syria. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast struck the headquarters of a minor rebel faction. Seven of the dead are believed to be civilians.
Meanwhile, two separate bomb blasts rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sunday leaving eight casualties. an explosion near a café in the al-Saheroon neighborhood southeast of Baghdad killed one person and injured four others. In the al-Yusifiyah area in southern Baghdad, a bomb exploded near an overcrowded market, injuring three people, the second explosion in two days.
Lastly, Lana del Rey is starting her 2018 with a lawsuit as rockband Radiohead is suing the sultry singer over her song “Get Free,” which the band believes is similar enough to their hit song “Creep”. Lana Del Rey confirmed the story on Twitter saying she offered Radiohead 40 percent ownership but they apparently said they would only accept all the rights to the song.