The United States says the Islamic State (IS) group's chief military official in the western Iraqi province of Anbar has been killed in an air strike by a U.S.-led coalition.
Reports from Iraq say a car bomb has exploded in the eastern city of Baquba, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 40.
More than 50 mass graves have been discovered in territory liberated from Islamic State control in Iraq, including three burial pits in a soccer field, a United Nations envoy said on May 6.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has replaced the commander of an Iraqi military division who was responsible for protecting Baghdad's diplomatic Green Zone.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Washington and its allies have agreed to put more resources and effort into their campaign to defeat the Islamic State group.
A top recruiter for the Islamic State has been killed by a U.S. air strike in Iraq, disrupting the militant group's ability to attract new fighters, the Australian government said on May 5.
A U.S. serviceman has been killed in fighting with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq.
The latest report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious freedom across the world deteriorated in 2015.
A bomb inside a parked car in Baghdad on May 2 killed 13 Shi’ite pilgrims who were commemorating the death anniversary of a revered imam.
Iraqi military forces have reportedly retaken the predominantly Turkoman town of Bashir from Islamic State (IS) fighters.
Two car bombings claimed by the extremist Islamic State group have killed dozens in the southern Iraqi city of Samawa. (RFE/RL's Radio Farda)
Double car bombings claimed by Islamic State have killed at least 18 people and injured up to 40 others in southern Iraq, Iraqi officials said on May 1.