U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Iraq
U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) special envoy, Angelina Jolie visited the Domiz Camp, in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq on Sunday (June 17), which is home to 33,000 Syrian refugees displaced by seven years of civil war.
Iraq ballot warehouse fire
A fire ravaged a Baghdad warehouse, where votes from May's legislative election were stored.
$88 billion needed to rebuild Iraq
Centre-right daily Le Figaro analyses the "colossal" challenges in rebuilding Iraq after years of war.
Chechnya braces itself for return of foreign fighters
Chechnya has been fertile ground for "Islamic State" militants seeking to recruit foreign fighters. Now that the terrorist group is facing defeat on the battlefield in Syria and Iraq, hundreds of Chechen jihadis could be on their way home.
Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle militia
French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for Iraq to break-up all of its militias, including government sanctioned groups, following a meeting with Iraqi Kurdish leaders in Paris.
Iraq plans $2B Eurobond sale
Iraq's Central Bank governor Ali Al-Allaq discusses Iraq's return to the global bond market and the challenges they face.
Iraq and Syria take last major towns from 'Islamic State'
The "Islamic State" terrorist group has lost control of the two last major towns in its grip in Syria and Iraq. The militants are now left fighting for a final patch of territory inside Syria and in desert regions along the Iraq-Syria border.
Tillerson pushes for closer ties between Saudi Arabia, Iraq
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday in Riyadh that the growing relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq was "vital" to bolstering the collective security, cooperation in the fight against Islamic State and prosperity between the U.S. and both countries.