Economy | 2019-11-20 Basra protestors push back on Iranian interference Residents of the southern province taking part in the ongoing protests say they have been angered by the intervention of Iran-aligned militias. Security | 2019-11-20 Iraqi forces launch surprise anti-ISIS attack in Mutaibija ISIS remnants have been converging on the area that lies between Salaheddine and Diyala in a bid to regroup, but Iraqi forces are on the lookout. Terrorism | 2019-11-20 More countries affected by terrorism even as deaths fall: index For the first time since 2003, Iraq was not the country worst-hit by terrorism, according to the index. Crime & Justice | 2019-11-20 2 Dutch ISIS women arrested on return home The women, one of whom has two young children, are being held on charges of participating in a terrorist organisation. Protests | 2019-11-19 Najaf unhappy with 'foreign interference' in Iraqi affairs The Iranian regime is worried that the current protests will gain in size and momentum and undermine its influence in Iraq, analysts say. Society | 2019-11-19 Deir Ezzor activists expose locations of IRGC bases Maps, photos and other information has been posted online, despite the IRGC's efforts to conceal its movements and keep a low profile. Terrorism | 2019-11-19 US clamps down on ISIS financing network in Syria, region The US Treasury has designated individuals and companies involved in financing the group and facilitating its operations. Security | 2019-11-18 Russian strikes continue to kill civilians in Idlib Airstrikes on the city of Saraqeb and the village of al-Milaja have left at least nine civilians dead and many others wounded, an activist says. Security | 2019-11-18 Iraqi forces secure al-Qayyarah outskirts from ISIS threat The district, along with other towns south of Mosul, has been the site of successive military campaigns over the past two months to crack down on ISIS remnants. Protests | 2019-11-18 Iran spy agency leaks reveal 'vast' sway in Iraq Leaked reports show Iran has been working to maintain Iraq as a client state and ensure political factions loyal to Tehran remain in power. Society | 2019-11-15 Syrian regime zeroes in on Damascus-area youth Syrian regime forces have been pursuing young men in the Damascus hinterland in violation of agreements intended to protect them. Security | 2019-11-15 Iraqi forces destroy ISIS shelters near Allas oilfield Security forces have been protecting the Allas and Ajeel oilfields from ISIS attacks in co-operation with Salaheddine police and tribesmen. Politics | 2019-11-14 Iraqi protesters denounce Iranian interference Slogans shouted on the streets of Iraq during the ongoing protests reflect the Iraqi people's resentment of the Iranian regime. Security | 2019-11-14 Iraq eyes closer ties with France through military, economic co-operation French president Emmanuel Macron is slated to visit Iraq in November to explore further co-operation on the military, security and economic fronts.