Some of the airstrikes Tuesday struck a popular market near a museum and an industrial neighborhood in the city along the Euphrates River.
The law will also allow the police to force internet service providers to hand over data showing who is using a computer or smartphone at any particular time.
Police officials in Diyala province said that Iraqi forces entered the towns of Saadiya and Jalula late Sunday after fierce clashes with fighters.
Al-Abadi called for the additional support after a meeting late Saturday with delegates from the Anbar Provincial Council.
Biden announced $135 million in new U.S. aid for Syrian civilians, including some for Turkey.
The Islamic State group has been trying to seize Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, for months now.
In the video Cantlie, blames British Prime Minister David Cameron for not going far enough to help him.
A new video from the Islamic State group showed three Kalashnikov-wielding Frenchmen burning their passports.
Iraq’s prime minister said his country and Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation.
A woman charged with lying to investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail.
Kurdish forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting the Islamic State group.
Nine civilians, including a woman, were killed in a Syrian government air raid on Wednesday on the city of Raqa.
Looking at these challenges solely through a military lens has shown its limits, said UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
UN rights chief called for a campaign led by Muslims to undermine the ideology of the Islamic State terrorist group.
The ghosts of previous failed attempts at American-Iranian rapprochement loom large.