An Iraqi court has sentenced 40 men to death for their role in the 2014 massacre of hundreds of army recruits by the Islamic State (IS) group.
Turkey says its warplanes have bombed Kurdish positions across the border in northern Iraq, following a deadly bomb attack in the Turkish capital.
The government of Iraq's Kurdish region has challenged Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to deliver on an offer to pay 400,000 public workers' salaries.
U.S.-led air strikes on Islamic State (IS) cash-storage sites have cost the militant group hundreds of millions of dollars, a U.S. military spokesman says.
Iraqi officials say Islamic State (IS) militants shot down a military helicopter west of Baghdad, killing two crew members and a member of the armed forces.
Iraq has informed an international watchdog agency of the theft last November of an industrial radiography device that carries potentially fatal radioactive substances.
Three Americans who were abducted in Baghdad last month have been freed, according to Iraqi media reports citing unnamed government officials.
The Iraqi military says one of its helicopters has crashed south of the capital, Baghdad, killing all nine crew members.
Russia and Saudi Arabia, the world's two largest crude producers, have agreed to freeze output, as long as others follow suit.
Oil prices have shot up ahead of a meeting between the energy ministers of Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world’s two largest oil exporters, in Qatar.
Iraq's prime minister has offered to pay the salaries of government employees in Kurdistan if the autonomous northern region stops selling oil on its own.
Mustard gas was used in two attacks in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region in August last year, according to sources close to the global chemical-weapons watchdog.