Iraq tortured alleged IS children to coerce confessions: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch has accused Iraq of violating laws that protect children who are recruited by armed groups. It cited "deeply flawed screening processes" and use of torture to extract confessions of IS membership.
Iraq fish farmers hit by carp deaths, amid fears over pollution
Thousands of freshwater carp in fish farms in central Iraq have perished, putting pressure on agricultural workers already struggling because of a lack of water and pollution. The government has ruled out deliberate poisoning but the cause is still unknown.
A look at Germany's growing Salafist Islamic community
Salafism is a strict doctrine, whose followers advocate Sharia law. The branch of Islam has been linked to violence and support for terrorism. Currently the movement includes many returnees from wars in Iraq and Syria. DW correspondents investigated.
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.