Iraq beings embezzlement trial of former PM advisor

The trial of an adviser to the Iraq ex-Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Khadhemi on embezzlement charges…

2022 Iraq presidential election starts

Iraq will hold presidential elections today. The largely ceremonial position is currently held by Barham…

EU-Iraq Cooperation Council to meet

The EU-Iraq Cooperation Council will meet today to discuss migration, economic reforms and regional security.…

Turkish PM tests Iraqi relations

Turkish PM Binali Yildirim is slated to begin a two-day visit to Iraq on Friday.…

Middle East & North Africa In 2016

The geopolitical rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran will drive regional developments in 2016.

The United States In 2016

In an election year, the US will face a bold Kremlin, fractious Middle East and assertive China.

Briefing: Saudi-Iranian Relations

Islam has become the central ideological battle ground in the new Middle Eastern Cold War