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.
Mosul: aid workers remove bodies a year on
Corpses still fill the streets of Mosul, Iraq, a year after the battle between Iraqi troops and “IS”. Aid workers are removing them because no one else seems willing to.
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.
Iraqi PM declares country Islamic State-free
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday (December 9) that Iraqi forces had driven the last remnants of Islamic State from the country, three years after the militant group captured about a third of Iraq's territory.
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.
Iraqi army clears Al-Qaim after recapture from Islamic State
Iraq's elite forces of counter-terrorism service begin clearing the Al-Qaim from the grips of Islamic State.
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.