Security forces have killed at least one person so far in the violent crackdown on Iraqi protesters in Dhi Qhar Province. On a different note, five katyusha rockets have been fired at the US Embassy in Baghdad.
Dozens of protesters stormed the US Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday following US strikes that targeted a pro-Iranian militia group in the country. The US say the strike was a response to a prior attack by the militia that took place on Friday.
Following the launch of a Katyusha rocket on Baghdad's Green Zone near the American embassy, Iraqi Politicians, clerics and militia chiefs say Iraq does not want a war between Tehran and Washington on its soil.
Jordan is on a mission to rejuvenate trade with its neighbour, Iraq, as regional competitors scramble for footholds in the country. However, Jordanian officials have voiced their concerns about competitiveness within the export sector.