Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani asked neighboring countries to help stop the flow of militants into Iraq.
At least 154 were killed and 38 more were wounded:
In Baghdad, a bomb killed six people and wounded 22 in Hay al-Amil. Clashes in Zaafaraniya left 17 soldiers and 47 militants dead. A police officer was killed and a policeman was injured in Suwayra.
Airstrikes in Mosul killed 15 civilians and wounded seven more.
Near a police checkpoint in Jbela, a stick bomb exploded on a truck, leaving eight civilians with injuries.
Airstrikes in Bartala and Sinjar left 33 militants dead.
A tank bomb killed 10 militants in Ramadi.
In Garma, three militants were killed.