Iraq is looking to attract billions of dollars in foreign investment to revive its oil industry, planning to build refineries and crank up oil production with the help of a Chinese oil giant.
For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW investigates.
The Iraqi parliament has elected veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as president. The vote threw a spotlight on the deep divisions within the Kurdish camp.
The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party has won parliamentary polls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the election commission says. The party held an independence referendum last year, angering the central Iraqi government.
Three people have been killed and 80 injured as protests over austerity and unpaid salaries intensify. The Kurdistan Regional Government is under increasing pressure amid heightened tensions with Baghdad.
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