While there were no casualities, the attack comes amid increasing tensions across the Persian Gulf, after US ordered its navy to the region earlier this month to counter a threat against Iran.
While 26 were injured, no one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
Iraqi Airways, said Thursday it would resume flights to Damascus for the first time since the Syrian civil war started in 2011.
Despite the escalation of rhetoric by both sides, President Donald Trump has said he doesn't want a war with Iran and has even said he is open to dialogue.
It is the first Ramadan drama to be produced in Iraq since 2012, according to the cast and crew, and it heralds a return of an essential TV genre to the country.
Iraqi Foreign Ministry issued a statement late Saturday, demanding the US embassy to delete the offensive publication, and refrain from issuing such publications in the future.
It is ubiquitous in Iraq, which has been ravaged by decades of consecutive conflicts -- most recently the three-year battle against the Islamic State jihadist group.
African states were "disproportionally" affected as close to 72 million people on the continent suffered acute hunger, the FAO's emergencies director Dominique Bourgeon said on Tuesday.
The vessel was crammed with men, women and children crossing the Tigris to go to a popular picnic area to celebrate Nowruz, the Kurdish New Year and a holiday across Iraq marking the start of spring.
The multi-skilled CRPF troops have taken charge of the embassy complex located in the Al Mansour area of the Iraqi capital.
The fate of children in Syria and Iraq countries has become a vexing issue for many nations whose citizens travelled to join the IS and now wish to return.
Rouhani's visit to Iraq will be the first since he became president in 2013.
Doctors, nurses, and other health workers across Iraq say they regularly risk being physically harassed, verbally threatened, and even kidnapped while on the job.
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani is the latest Iraqi official to criticize Trump's remarks made to US media in which he said US troops are needed in Iraq so that America can "watch Iran."
In the letter, Joshi listed out the names of the fifteen persons who were stranded in Iraq.