Drone attack on US base foiled, Iraqi security sources say

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -Two armed drones were shot down on Monday as they approached an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad's international airport, Iraqi security sources said, adding that nobody was hurt in the incident.

Iraqi court ratifies election result, rejects appeal

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -Iraq's Supreme Court on Monday ratified the results of an October parliamentary election and rejected appeals lodged by Iran-backed Shi'ite factions, derailing their attempt to overturn a vote in which they performed poorly.