The Obama administration's plan to loosen tough new visa requirements for businessmen and journalists who travel to Iran has touched off strong resistance in Congress.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced he would reshuffle his cabinet and appoint technocrats to replace ministers appointed because of their political affiliations.
An Iraqi-led operation to retake the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Mosul is unlikely to take place this year, a top U.S. intelligence official said on February 9.
Iraq's Mosul dam, already the world's most dangerous, is increasingly at risk of a spectacular failure that would deluge millions of people downstream, according to a U.S. study released by the Iraqi parliament.
Iraqi forces say they have recaptured territory around the western city of Ramadi from the Islamic State (IS) group.
The United States has charged the wife of an Islamic State (IS) leader killed last year with contributing to American hostage Kayla Mueller's death.
The Iraqi Army is deploying thousands of soldiers to a northern base to eventually retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, officials said on February 8.
Canada will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria and pull out six fighter jets within two weeks, Canada's prime minister has announced.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has dismissed plans to build a wall around the capital.
The Pentagon on February 5 released 198 photographs showing abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them with close-ups of cuts and bruises on their arms and legs.
The Islamic State (IS) militant group is growing weaker in Iraq and Syria but has gained strength in Libya, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment.
Iraqi officials say tens of thousands of Iraqi civilians are running out of food and medicine in the city of Fallujah, an Islamic State stronghold under siege by security forces.