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EU Advisory Mission in support of Security Sector Reform in Iraq

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German minister urges long-term military presence in Iraq (16.09.2018)

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen pushed for a longer mandate for Germany's military training program in Iraq on Sunday, as she met with Iraqi defense officials. Although the "Islamic State" (IS) group has suffered major military defeats in Iraq, the terror group still has an ideological...

Canada general to lead new NATO mission in Iraq (23.08.2018)

Canadian Major General Dany Fortin was named on Wednesday to lead a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq. … The mission, announced in Brussels last month, will focus on countering improvised explosive devices, civil-military planning, armoured vehicle maintenance and military...

Iraq Supreme Court ratifies result of May vote (19.08.2018)

Iraq's Supreme Court has ratified the results of the country's May parliamentary election, setting in motion a 90-day constitutional deadline for the top parties to form a coalition government.

UN report: 20,000-30,000 ISIL fighters left in Iraq and Syria (13.08.2018)

Between 20,000 and 30,000 members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, remain in Iraq and Syria despite its defeat and a halt in the flow of foreigners joining its ranks, according to a new United Nations report.

Iraq’s paramilitary groups: the challenge of rebuilding a functioning state – ICG report (30.07.2018)

A struggle looms in Iraq over the future of paramilitary groups assembled to help the state defeat ISIS. These units remain under arms and autonomous. Baghdad should strengthen the interior and defence ministries so they can absorb the paramilitaries now undercutting the state’s authority.

Protests in Southern Iraq intensify, is instability to follow? (24.07.2018)

Widespread protests have erupted across southern Iraq over the past two weeks, sparked by long-simmering grievances regarding insufficient electricity, water quality, and unemployment. While demonstrations are common during Iraq’s hot summer months, this year’s protests appear far more broad in...

Iraqi election officials begin manual recount of May vote (03.07.2018)

Iraqi election officials have begun a manual recount of ballots from the May parliamentary elections, an effort aimed at ending tensions over alleged fraud and irregularities.