The Republic of Iraq is a country in Western Asia, bordering Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan. It's home to 36 million mainly Muslim people.
After the US-led invasion in 2003 - based on the later to be refuted claim that Iraq had not abandoned its program of weapons of mass destruction - US troops finally withdrew from the country in 2011. Sunnis and Shiites continue to fight each other, causing violence and unrest. This page is an automatic compilation of DW content.
Just over a year ago, Mosul was liberated by Iraqi forces after three years of Islamist terror and mass executions that saw former neighbors turn against each other. People are slowly returning to the destroyed city, but how to reconcile the victims and perpetrators and rebuild the trust that has been lost?
The 5000-year-old artifacts were seized by police from a now-defunct London dealer in 2003. After 15-years, experts established that the collection was looted from Iraq after the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman and a French man to life in prison after finding them guilty of joining "Islamic State." They're among hundreds of Europeans accused of having links to the extremist group.