A senior Iraqi commander has told Sky News that Islamic State fighters pose a real threat to Baghdad.
Horse Racing: Bohemian Lily staked her claim for the Queensland Oaks with a runaway victory in the Group 2 The Roses at Doomben.
Horse Racing: Mercurial Chris Waller miler Boban has rediscovered his best form to capture the $750,000 Group 1 Doomben 10,000 in thrilling circumstances.
State of Origin: Josh Jackson says he will be looking to get an early touch when he debuts for New South Wales in Origin One on Wednesday.
Premier Daniel Andrews says Victorian Small Business Minister Adem Somyurek has been stood down.