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.
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.
$88 billion needed to rebuild Iraq
Centre-right daily Le Figaro analyses the "colossal" challenges in rebuilding Iraq after years of war.
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.
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.
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.
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.