The U.S. House defeated a resolution that could have brought home U.S. servicemembers stationed in Iraq home in as little as a month from now.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that the U.S. is falling short of its recruitment goals in Iraq.
Militants are claiming they downed a fighter jet near Ramadi. No independent verification has been made of the claim.
Sergeant Lawrence Hutchins III of the U.S. Marines was found guilty of murdering a disabled Iraqi civilian, among other crimes, at a hearing in California.
At least 195 were killed and 58 were wounded:
In Baghdad, a bomb killed seven and wounded 16 more at a checkpoint in Kadhimiya.
Six security members were killed and nine were wounded in clashes near al-Baghdadi. Thirteen militants were killed in airstrikes.
Militants killed five policemen in Tal Albu Garad.
Two army officers were executed in Qaim.
A roadside bomb in Qara Tapa killed a teacher and wounded another.
The governor’s bodyguard was killed and another was wounded in a rocket attack in Amiriyat al-Falluja.
In Dabs, airstrikes left 35 militants dead.
Airstrikes in Hit killed 23 militants.
Thirty militants were killed in an airstrike in Falluja.
Security forces killed 30 militants near Baiji.
Ten militants were killed and 22 were wounded in Zab, Safra, and Riyadh.
In Gwer, airstrikes left seven militants dead and nine wounded.