Middle East

Iraqi youth fight unemployment with startups

Stuck between endless waiting lists for a job in the public sector and with a frail private sector, Iraqi youth are beating unemployment by establishing their own startups.

Middle East

In Tehran, Rouhani and Abdul Mahdi back deeper Iran-Iraq ties

In a joint press conference, the two leaders agree on the need for stability and peace in the region.

In Tehran, Rouhani and Abdul Mahdi back deeper Iran-Iraq ties

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia reopens consulate in Iraq, pledges $1bn in aid

Moves come as Saudi Arabia competes with rival Iran for influence over Iraq.

Saudi Arabia reopens consulate in Iraq, pledges $1bn in aid

Middle East

What should Europe do with families for ISIL fighters?

Countries working to figure out what to do with relatives of foreign fighters who joined ISIL in Syria and Iraq.

Witness

Balloons Over Babylon: A Quest to Bring Peace to Iraq

The story of one man's mission to promote peace by flying hot air balloons over his war-torn homeland.

Al Jazeera World

Istanbul: Songs of the City

Exploring the societal and political changes that shaped modern Turkey through Istanbul's diverse music and culture.

Middle East

Iraq arrests Mosul ferry owners after deadly disaster

Officials say owners of the ferry that capsized in Mosul arrested along with the engineers 'who certified the vessel'.

Iraq arrests Mosul ferry owners after deadly disaster

Middle East

Funeral for man who died helping victims of Iraq ferry disaster

Mohammed Jasim Awad was one of two volunteers who drowned trying to rescue passengers after ferry accident.

Iraq

Iraq's parliament fires governor over Mosul ferry disaster

More than 100 people, including many children, drowned when the vessel carrying them capsized in Tigris river.

Iraq's parliament fires governor over Mosul ferry disaster

Iraq

Iraq ferry disaster: Mourning and anger in Mosul

Anger and despair on the banks of the Tigris River as families wait to hear about their loved ones still missing after a ferry disaster.

Inside Story

Is ISIL really defeated?

US-backed Kurdish fighters capture ISIL's final stronghold in Syria.

Middle East

Death toll from Iraq's ferry disaster rises to 120

Families demand justice and blame government for its failure to keep check on the safety and management of ferries.

ISIS/ISIL

The rise and fall of ISIL - and how it could rise again

Despite the end of ISIL's territorial rule, the armed group is likely to remain a force in the region, experts say.

Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL

Syria's War

ISIL territory '100 percent eliminated' in Syria: White House

US Defense Department tells Trump ISIL no longer holds any territory in Syria, a White House spokeswoman says.

Middle East

Families demand justice as toll in Mosul boat disaster hits 103

Locals have attributed the Tigris River accident to overcrowding, saying vessel only had a 50-passenger capacity.

Families demand justice as toll in Mosul boat disaster hits 103