A suicide bomb blast has killed at least two Iraqi police and wounded a senior intelligence officer north of Baghdad.
Germany is turning back more migrants at its border with Austria, particularly those from Afghanistan who Germany insists do not qualify for asylum, Austrian authorities said January 11.
Air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition destroyed a large cash distribution site of the Islamic State (IS) group that was located in the Iraqi city of Mosul, U.S. defense officials said January 11.
An Islamic State attack in a busy shopping area of Baghdad and other blasts around the country claimed at least 35 lives on January 11 in one of Iraq's worst days of violence in months.
Reports from northern Iraq say hundreds of families have been fleeing hunger and rule by Islamic State (IS) militants in the city of Hawijah and the surrounding area.
An Iraqi drone strike has killed nine members of a pro-government militia force in an apparent case of so-called friendly fire.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has pledged to stamp out graft this year.
The arrest on terror charges this week of two Iraqis who entered the United States as refugees is fueling sentiment in Congress against the program for resettling refugees from the Middle East.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey needs to keep troops in northern Iraq after they thwarted a planned attack on its military training camp there this week by Islamic State militants.
Turkey says it has repelled an attack by the Islamic State (IS) group on its troops in Bashiqa in northern Iraq.
U.S. authorities on January 7 arrested two Iraqi refugees on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas.
Islamic State (IS) spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been wounded in an air strike in Iraq's western Anbar Province, Iraq's Joint Operations Command said on January 7.