The government also added that acknowledging that Islamic State has committed genocides would not result in any legal obligation for the United States.
The bombing targeted a funeral for a well-known member of the Beni Tamim, one of the main tribes in Iraq's Diyala province, where Muqdadiyah is located.
Bombings claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group killed 71 people and wounded dozens more on Sunday near a revered Shiite shrine outside the Syrian capital Damascus, a monitor said.
'New chapter in Tehran-Beijing relations': Iran's President Rouhani hails Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit
President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a "new chapter" in Iran's relations with China after talks with President Xi Jinping, who is touring the region.
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeted a building used by police in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killing at least 26 people and wounding about 15.
At least 60 people were killed this weekend when the Nigeria army raided a minority Shi'ite sect and arrested its leader in the northern city of Zaria, the director of a local hospital
A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said.
The leader of an anti-Shiite militant group behind some of Pakistan's worst sectarian attacks was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday, authorities said.
Three Saudi brothers have been arrested in connection with the bombing of a Kuwaiti mosque that killed 26 people, Riyadh said on Tuesday after a shootout with one of the suspects.
The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement announced on Wednesday that the powerful Shiite militia had begun to fight the Islamic State jihadist group
The remains of four Saudi Shiite 'heroes' blown to pieces after preventing a suicide bomber from entering a mosque will be buried on Wednesday.
Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country.
The group, known as Sahwa or the Awakening Councils, is made up of Sunni militiamen who joined US troops in the fight against al-Qaida during the height of Iraq's insurgency in 2007 and 2008.
Saudi Shi`ites complain it is harder for them to get government jobs than Sunnis, or to build places of worship, and the kingdom`s state-employed clergy use abusive language to describe their sect in sermons and religious text books.
The American not identified by name and Yemen did not officially confirm the participation of US commandos in the rescue mission.
Yemeni military sources said a US drone had killed seven suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen while they were on their way to carry out an attack.
Shi'ites are commemorating the slaying of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Hussein at the battle of Kerbala in AD 680.
Jihadists, peshmerga, Shiite militia, anti-Assad rebels, regular troops and foreign advisors, a short summary of who is fighting who in Iraq and Syria.
The decade-old Houthi insurrection is just one of several security challenges in a country which is also home to one of al Qaeda's most active wings