A car bomb explosion outside a popular ice cream parlor in central Baghdad kills 13 people and injures 24. ISIL claims responsibility for the attack.
A suicide attack at an open market in Baghdad, Iraq, kills at least 32 people and injures 110 others. Attacks have been rare in the country since the 2017 military defeat of ISIL, making this incident one of the deadliest since then.
Nechirvan Barzani is sworn in as the new President of Iraqi Kurdistan. In his first speech as President, Barzani says he will seek to improve ties with Baghdad, and create a joint-security plan to prevent ISIL from re-emerging in the region.
At least 21 are killed and more than 35 people injured in a suicide attack at one of the residential entrances to district Kadhimiyah, in northern Baghdad, Iraq. ISIL claims responsibility, as published in its official media. [http:--edition.cnn.com-2016-07-24-middleeast-iraq-baghdad-suicide-bombing-isis- (CNN) ] [http:--www.iraqinews.com-iraq-war-isis-claims-responsibility-for-kadhimiya-bombing- (Iraqi News) ]
Two separate car bombs kill at least 12 people in Iraq's capital, Baghdad. The Islamic State claims responsibility for the blast at the security checkpoint in a northern district that killed nine and injured 28 others. Three people are killed and 11 injured at the second bombing in southern Baghdad that targeted an army convoy; no group has claimed responsibility.