Iraqi security forces arrested over a dozen men suspected of a spate of rocket attacks against the U.S. presence in Iraq.
The head of Iran's maritime and ports association said Friday an Iranian cargo ship sank in Iraqi waters.
The Islamic State group in an audio message blasted Iraq’s new prime minister, calling him an “American agent."
Iraq's military said at least two rockets hit inside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, the seat of Iraq's government and home to the American Embassy.
Iraq's military said five security force members and a civilian were killed early Friday in a barrage of U.S. airstrikes launched hours after a rocket attack killed and wounded American and British servicemen at a base north of Baghdad.
A new watchtower rose over an American military base in northern Iraq, and cranes lifted hefty slabs of concrete to reinforce the barricades in beefed-up protections.
The spotlight on brain injuries suffered by American troops in Iraq this month is an example of America's episodic attention to this invisible war wound.
A nighttime rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad injured one personnel member and caused some material damage, staffers there said Monday.
Thousands rallied in Baghdad to demand that American troops leave the country, though their numbers fell short of the “million-man” march called for by an influential Shiite cleric.