A hospital and local authorities in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf say four people were killed in unrest that erupted as a mall burned down during a demonstration there.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people.
A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq’s Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country’s underserved Maysan province.
Turkey’s foreign minister is in Iraq to discuss trade, border security and water resources.
A U.S. military spokesman says an Iraqi service member has been killed and two others wounded by coalition forces during an operation against Islamic State militants in the country’s north.
A high-level Russian delegation is visiting Iraq to discuss trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.
A summit organized by Iraq is bringing together regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran to bridge relations and invest in Iraq.
Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties.