Schools in Baghdad have added blast walls and posted security guards outside, the killing of five teachers last week signals the start of a new trend in Iraq's insurgency.
The attack south of the capital has left parents fearful for their children's safety at school while teachers worry such violence may lead students to give up their studies.
Rarely have schools been attacked in Iraq's relentless violence and while the victims were Shiites, most of their students were Sunnis, the AP reports.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said