US-backed Iraqi forces have pushed towards western Mosul in an offensive against IS.
The three-day meeting in Kuwait City brought 74 nations together to help Iraq financially rebuild after 15 years of war. Among the biggest donors was neighboring Turkey's $5 billion pledge.
The German military's role must meet "the needs of Iraq," Ursula von der Leyen said after meeting with the Iraqi prime minister. As the fight against "Islamic State" winds down, Baghdad is searching for help rebuilding.
A baby born to German nationals in IS-held territory in Iraq has been taken back to Germany. His parents are under investigation for alleged links to the 'Islamic State' terror group in Erbil.
The Iraqi military has launched a "search and clear" operation targeting "Islamic State" pockets near the Iranian border. Iraqi forces have also attacked the "White Banners," an emerging militant group in the area.
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