The two rivals held first direct talks in years, but experts say several sticking points remain.
The week-long clashes have continued after security forces fired to disperse protesters, who were trying to storm the provincial government building using rocks and Molotov cocktails.
Iraqi security forces have been facing mounting pressure after a January 21 attack in central Baghdad that killed 32 people.
For outsiders, all Shia groups know just one master, Iran, a Shia-majority country. But recent escalations between the two Shia groups disprove that understanding.
The currency devaluation will hurt ordinary Iraqis, but it was inevitable.
Under interim Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi, a new rapprochement has begun between the two countries to put up a joint fight against the PKK terror group.
On the economic front, Turkey's President Erdogan said that both countries could easily reach their trade goal of $20 billion.
The US-listed terror group attacked Peshmerga forces in Iraq's Duhok province Wednesday morning, killing one and injuring two others.
Some blame fat salaried government employees, others point the finger at poor economic management. The causes of the downturn are many, however.
Iran's leadership is consistently finding that its armed proxies in the region cannot buy the country genuine political influence.
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi's move was praised by the United Nations. The country's parliament must still ratify the election date.
Hisham al-Hashemi was a well-connected security analyst who appeared regularly on Iraqi television and whose expertise was sought out by government officials, journalists and researchers.
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