Charges against 5 men from Iraq, who had been accused of murdering 6 British police officers in 2003, are dropped.
At least 10 members of the Popular Mobilization Forces are killed by ISIL militants in attacks in the town of Mekeeshfa and the city of Balad. Iraq and the paramilitary forces' official media report that scores of others were wounded.
Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq since 2005, announces that he will step down after November 1. The Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament now has to redistribute the authorities of the presidency.
An Iraqi court has issued arrest warrants for two correspondents with a London-based pan-Arab newspaper "Asharq al-Awsat" over a false news report accusing Iranian pilgrims of sexually harassing Iraqi women.
President of the United States Barack Obama delivers a televised Oval Office address to the United States commemorating the end of United States armed forces being directly involved in fighting in Iraq.