Iraq outlines plans to rebuild country, inspire tolerance

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

Iraqi officials say they are ready to reconstruct the country and heal the populace devastated by the Islamic State.

Iraq’s PM concludes tightrope regional tour

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Omar Sattar, Contributor

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's tour — which spanned Saudi Arabia, Iran and Kuwait — aimed to maintain regional balances amid discussions on post-IS preparations and regional aid to Iraq.

Islamic parties intimidate, fear atheists in Iraq

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Ali Mamouri, Columnist

Islamic parties in Iraq have intensified their rhetoric against atheists, with one prominent cleric calling for them to be confronted with an "iron fist."

Civilians face death, hunger in western Mosul

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Mustafa Saadoun, Contributor

Civilians and particularly children in areas that are still under control of the Islamic State live in very difficult situations, facing death, hunger and illness.

Pioneering program makes aerial survey of Iraqi antiquities

Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

Iraq, in cooperation with UNESCO, has conducted a comprehensive aerial survey of archaeological sites in Ninevah province to prepare for repairing and maintaining the sites.

For many of Iraq's Yazidis, going home is not an option

Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017 | Brenda Stoter, Contributor

Although Sinjar has mostly been liberated from the Islamic State, the traumatized Yazidi community remains largely displaced and reluctant to return home to where the suffering began.

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