Iran has urged neighboring Iraq to "pay special attention" to armed groups operating in its border areas, a week after Baghdad condemned Iranian shelling of villages in Iraq's northern Kurdistan region.
A USAID-sponsored adviser to the Iraqi government told RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq that he was working with other ministries to curb pollution by drawing up the relevant regulations.
The corrections-officer operations will be transferred from north from Basra to Camp Taji, north of Baghdad.
The Iraqi Oil Ministry will begin exporting oil from fields in semi-autonomous Kurdistan, an official said on May 10, heralding a breakthrough in a bitter feud over control of Iraq's oil wealth.
The brother of Iraq's trade minister was arrested on suspicion of corruption at a checkpoint in the south of the country, officials have said.
Iraq has drawn up a $60 billion "road map" for implementing major infrastructure projects in the next few years.
Relatives of an Iraqi girl who was raped and killed along with her family by a U.S. soldier have urged that he be given the death penalty.
A senior Iraqi Kurdish official has said that Iran is shelling border villages in northern Iraq despite a warning by the Iraqi government to desist, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports.
Iraq will be able to alleviate power shortages throughout the country this summer with increased electricity generation.
A truck bomb killed 10 people and wounded 37 others when it exploded in a wholesale vegetable market in southern Baghdad, police said.
Iraqi soldiers have a Sunni Arab fighter from a U.S.-allied local militia unit and arrested his brother, Iraqi police said.
The Iraqi Interior Ministry is creating a special force to guard archaeological and historical sites, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports.