US President Joe Biden stated incorrectly during a speech that his son Beau died while serving in Iraq.
Nine people were killed and 24 wounded in the attacks near Erbil and Sulaimaniya in Iraqi Kurdistan, its health minister Saman Barazanchi said in a statement.
Brent Crude futures for October settlement were down $7.12, or 6.8%, at $97.97 a barrel by 12:20 p.m. EDT (1620 GMT) after touching a session low of $97.91 a barrel.
Tuesday, just after Iraqi Shi'ite leader Muqtada al-Sadr urged his followers to leave the streets, Iran reopened its border with Iraq to travellers, according to official media.
On Tuesday, oil prices dropped by more than $3 a barrel due to concerns that inflation-induced weakening of the world's economies would reduce fuel consumption as well as the fact that Iraqi petroleum exports were unaffected by fighting.
Baghdad's streets were mostly empty on Tuesday. Gunmen cruised in pickup trucks carrying machine guns and brandishing grenade launchers, but residents observed a curfew. Overnight, sustained gun and rocket fire rang out across the city.
The military said the attack took place in the vicinity of al-Tanf base near where the borders of Syria, Jordan and Iraq meet.
Iraqi actor Enas Taleb has said she will sue The Economist newspaper for using her photo as an example of “fat” women in the Arab world.
Temperatures reached 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit), nearly matching last year’s record high. Southern provinces, where the heat wave is most intense in Iraq, suspended working hours.
According to the report, one member state reported the defection of 50 Uighur fighters from the eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement to ISIL-K.
In the Red Sea port city of Jeddah, Biden will meet with heads of state from six Arab Gulf countries, plus Egypt, Jordan and Iraq for a regional summit.
Odd and unusual images from around the world this week.
The fifth round of talks between the regional rivals were held in April, after Iran suspended the negotiations in March without giving a reason but the decision was made following Saudi Arabia's execution of 81 men in its biggest mass execution in decades. Tehran condemned the executions that activists said included 41 Shi'ite Muslims.
Seven months of efforts to form a new government in Iraq were in turmoil Monday, a day after Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr directed members of parliament who are loyal to him to resign from the seats they won in an October election.
The ruins of a 3,400-year-old city have resurfaced again after spending years underwater in Iraq.
Former US President George W Bush on Wednesday condemned the "wholly unjustified and brutal" invasion of Iraq before correcting himself to declare he meant Ukraine.
Searing heat and a lack of rain were already threatening his harvest. Then came Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February, driving up the cost of fuel, seeds and fertiliser.
Iran, the largest Shiite Muslim country in the world, and Sunni powerhouse Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic ties in 2016 after Saudi Arabia executed prominent Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.
Google Doodle: Naziha Salim was born into a family of artists in 1927. She studied art at Baghdad's Fine Arts Institute and the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Art in Paris.
The order for the package for Baiji Refinery in Iraq has been placed by Northern Refineries Company (NRC), a National Oil refinery company owned by the Ministry of Oil, Iraq.
"We will support the Government of Iraq in holding Iran accountable, and we will support our partners throughout the Middle East in confronting similar threats from Iran," he said in a statement released by the White House.
The attack came four days after Iran vowed revenge against Israel for an airstrike in Syria that killed four people, including at least two members of the Revolutionary Guard.
Residents of Erbil posted videos online showing several large explosions, and some said the blasts shook their homes
At least three civilians and seven Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been killed in northern Iraq in an attack blamed on the Islamic State jihadist group, the forces said Friday.
From the rubble of Iraq's war-ravaged city of Mosul arises the sight of androids gliding back and forth in a restaurant to serve their amused clientele. The futuristic servers are the result of technology developed in the northern city, erstwhile stronghold of the Islamic State jihadist group.