The airport is a key location in the government's bid to drive IS militants from Iraq's second city.
North Korea has lashed out at its only international ally over a ban on coal imports.
Country's defence minister admits the presence of a powerful military team focused on controlling information.
Schools are blockaded in protest against alleged police brutality, including the reported rape of a black man.
Two top US officials are in Mexico to discuss the measures with President Enrique Pena Nieto.
The previous guidelines let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity,
Funds from EU and Gulf states reliant on peace settlement
Escalation of dispute with Warsaw risks becoming lightning rod for Eurosceptics
Differing views on merits of taxpayer bailouts cast doubt on rescue of ailing bank
Senator de Lima scorns criminal case against her as showdown looms
Liaoning data blamed on fall in output and corrections to rosy historic numbers
State news chides China over coal ban and Malaysia over probe into Kim killing