Two bombings targeting an army checkpoint and a convoy near the Iraqi capital killed five soldiers today, officials said.
Iraqi authorities say a string of attacks have left at least six people dead, including a candidate in the upcoming provincial elections.
Iran says a military helicopter has crashed near the Iraqi border, killing all four people aboard.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade