$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.
Suicide attacks kill 60 in southern Iraq
Three suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State killed at least 60 people in southern Iraq on Thursday, a health official and police sources said, suggesting a shift in the ultra-hardline group’s tactics since it lost control of its stronghold in Mosul.
Captured female German Islamic State fighter shown in video
Iraq's military releases video they say shows one of four German women found in Mosul, under investigation for supporting Islamic State.