Northern Iraq

In this photo provided by the Media Office of the Prime Minister of Iraq, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, with sunglasses, and relatives of nine people who were killed in an artillery attack blamed on Turkey in the northern Iraqi Kurdish region, attend a ceremony to receive the bodies of the victims as they arrive at Baghdad Airport, Iraq, Thursday, July 21, 2022. Turkey’s foreign minister on Thursday rejected accusations that the country's military carried out the deadly artillery strikes. (Media Office of the Prime Minister of Iraq via AP)

White House monitors shelling in Northern Iraq

Washington, D.C. is monitoring a deadly situation in Iraq. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said officials are closely watching the aftermath of a shelling that killed eight tourists and wounded 23 others at a resort in Northern Iraq on Wednesday.