Fighting at a dam in Syria held by the Islamic State group has put the water barrier at risk of a catastrophic collapse, a technical source said.
The British home secretary will meet tech industry experts on Thursday amid increasing concerns over message encryption and extremist material on social media.
The number of victims in alleged Mosul air raids has risen to 511 people, including 187 children under the age of 15, the Iraqi civil defence has said.
The Iraqi speaker of parliament has expressed concern over an air raid that killed more than 200 civilians in western Mosul where US-backed troops are fighting IS.
In Mosul at the scene of a devastating air raid, which killed as many as 200 civilians, Civil Defence responders spoke of the horrors civilians are facing.
Apache helicopters, marine artillery, and air strikes were used in the behind the enemy lines airdrop involving SDF troops. However, it is unclear whether US troops remain on the ground
Comment: Just two months after Trump's inauguration, significant damage has already been done to American-Iraqi relations, despite amendments to the travel ban, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.
A collaboration between a UK-based crime prevention firm and a US university has produced a solution, only detectable under UV light, used in opposition-controlled Syria to deter antiquities smugglers
Haider al-Abadi met Donald Trump at the White House on the 14th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq
Comment: A straight line can be drawn from the day the invasion began 14 years ago, to what is unfolding in Iraq today, writes Usaid Siddiqui.