Middle East

Iraq’s Yazidis: UN investigates ISIL war crimes

Five years since the Yazidis were targeted by ISIL, mass graves are still being uncovered.

Middle East

Iraq's PM pressures paramilitary groups, aiming to placate US

Groups told to either integrate with Iraqi government forces, or surrender weapons and join a political organisation.

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Iraq plans to build new oil pipeline via Jordan

Iraq's oil ministry says it's making progress to reduce imports and increase revenues.

Iraq

After the fall of ISIL, a sectarian battle over property in Mosul

Shia and Sunni authorities both claim rights over the same community properties such as mosques and religious sites.

After the fall of ISIL, a sectarian battle over property in Mosul

Middle East

Iraq making efforts to attract foreign oil and gas investments

Environmental and regional political challenges mean Iraq needs more investment while balancing its OPEC commitments.

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Iraq's oil and gas industry aims to be energy independent

Iranian gas is a burden on Baghdad's stretched budget and a loaded issue for domestic and regional politics.

Middle East

Iraq economy: Positive indicators in the north

The government says unemployment has dropped from 14 percent in 2016, to 9 percent so far this year.

Middle East

Iraq fears US sanctions on Iran will affect imports

Iran and Iraq discuss ways to continue trading as US waiver which allows Iraq to import Iranian goods draws near.

Middle East

Amid US sanctions, Iranian Kurds seek jobs in Iraq

Without work permits, they enter Kurdish Iraq on one-month tourist visas, work every day so they can return home and repeat the process.

Amid US sanctions, Iranian Kurds seek jobs in Iraq

Water

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Middle East

Iraq's polluted water supply sickens 120,000 people

Tens of thousands of Basra residents have required hospital treatment because of government mismanagement and neglect.

Iraq

Iraqi Kurdish authorities arrest suspect behind Erbil shooting

'The man who planned the assassination' of Turkish diplomat was arrested on Saturday, officials said.

Iraqi Kurdish authorities arrest suspect behind Erbil shooting

Middle East

Iraqis protest against rampant corruption and poverty

Years of war mean essential services like water and electricity are lacking in many places.

Turkey

Iraqi Kurdish authorities identify suspect behind Erbil shooting

Police share photo of the alleged attacker, 27-year-old Mazlum Dag, who was born in Diyarbakir, Turkey.

Iraqi Kurdish authorities identify suspect behind Erbil shooting

Middle East

PKK suspected in killing of Turkish diplomat

The Kurdish armed group has denied any involvement.