Buddhist Rakhine insurgents killed 13 policemen and injured nine in attacks on four police posts in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Friday as the country marked Independence Day, the official news agency said.
Thirty Russian children whose mothers are in Iraqi prison for belonging to the Islamic State group left Baghdad on Sunday to return home, a Russian diplomatic source said.
President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq -- his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected -- to defend the withdrawal from Syria and declare an end to America's role as the global ‘policeman.’
Iraq's premier Monday marked a year since his country announced victory against the Islamic State militants by pledging to root out corruption and ensure hundreds of thousands of displaced return home.
A car bomb blast killed at least five people and wounded 16 others in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Sunday, police and medical sources said.
Iran and Iraq could raise their annual bilateral trade to $20 billion from the current level of $12 billion, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, amid concerns in Tehran over the economic impact of renewed US sanctions.