Investigators say rocket attack on Iraqi and foreign oil sites was likely part of a broader conflict between paramilitaries and U.S. in Iraq.
Despite operational disruptions posed by the coronavirus crisis, Iraq maintained its pace of oil exports — but falling global prices sent monthly government revenue to a four-year low.
Senior Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh Nema is retiring – the latest top ministry official to leave his post after a new law reduced the mandatory retirement age.
The World Health Organization's representative in Iraq discusses how the country got ahead of the coronavirus and what needs still remain.
Insurgents and gangs continue to fill a security vacuum in Iraq’s disputed territories, as talks between federal and Kurdish forces have been derailed by the political impacts of the Soleimani assassination.
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