Weather

Flash-flooding in Baghdad, basking in the sun in Riyadh

Another winter storm is set to bring extreme conditions to the Levant and neighbours.

Flash-flooding in Baghdad, basking in the sun in Riyadh

Iraq

Mosul after ISIL: Rebuilding the city's soul

After the fall of ISIL in Iraq's Mosul, poetry can be read and music played in public again.

Iraq

Donors pledge $30bn for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction

Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and several non-state actors, including the EU, promise to fund rebuilding in Iraq.

GCC

Tillerson urges coalition unity in fight against ISIL

Tillerson's comments come during donor conference in Kuwait to support reconstruction and stabilisation efforts in Iraq.

Opinion

Al-Amiriyya: Once upon a bombing in Iraq

Iraqis still remember the more than 400 civilians the US military killed in a single bombing in Baghdad in 1991.

Sinan Antoon

by Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon

Middle East

Donors pledge more than $300m for post-ISIL Iraq

Non-governmental organisations at the Kuwait-hosted conference over reconstruction in war-torn Iraq have pledged more than $300 million, far short of the $100 billion requested.

Inside Story

What is behind the rising number of child soldiers?

According to the UN, tens of thousands of children are involved in conflicts in over 20 countries.

Iraq

Iraqi tribesmen warn ISIL fighters' families

government seeks $90bn for reconstruction.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

ISIL chief 'alive but severely wounded' in Syria

Iraqi intelligence chief says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi suffered severe wounds to his legs in air raid but is alive in Syria.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: 'Alive but wounded' in Syria

Middle East

Iraq seeks $100 billion from donors for post-ISIL reconstruction

Iraq seeks around $100 billion in foreign investment in transport, energy and agriculture as part of a plan to rebuild parts of the country and revive the economy after a three-year war on ISIL.

Iraq

Iraq fighting Kurdish 'White Flags' group in north

Iraq is launching a final push to clean up the border region from remnants of ISIL.

REWIND

Iraq After the Americans

Following the US troop withdrawal, Fault Lines went to assess the state of Iraq after nine years of occupation.

Iraq

Saddam's eldest daughter Raghad on most wanted list

The names of 60 individuals including the daughter of late Saddam Hussein, Raghad, are on Iraq's most wanted list.

Saddam's eldest daughter Raghad on most wanted list

Turkey

Turkey urges US to withdraw from Syria's Manbij

Ankara says US withdrawal is 'necessary immediately' as it plans to push Syrian Kurdish fighters from all of north Syria

Turkey urges US to withdraw from Syria's Manbij

Iraq

Tug-of-war over Iraq's Jewish archive continues

A battle is ongoing over a collection of Iraqi Jewish heirlooms, as few agree on where it should be based.

Iraqi-Jewish archive triggers 'traumatic memories'