At least 17 people were killed, and two more were wounded in the latest violence:
Turkish drone strikes targeting Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) sites in northern Iraq left five fighters dead.
Four militants were killed during operations in Wadi Zaghitoun.
Gunmen killed a prominent female blogger in Baghdad.
An I.E.D. left in an Abu Garma orchard killed a child and wounded his father.
In Basra, a chase involving border patrol and three terrorism suspects left one patrolman with gunshot injuries to his hand.