Security | 2019-11-21 France supports Iraqi military in post-ISIS era After supporting Iraq in its battle to oust ISIS, France has continued to assist the Iraqi military with training and equipment in the post-ISIS era. Security | 2019-11-21 Syrian regime, Tahrir al-Sham wrestle in rural Idlib Fierce fighting is ongoing in eastern Idlib province as the regime and its allies seek to wrest control of the area from Tahrir al-Sham. Terrorism | 2019-11-21 ISIS likely to decentralise financing: US official The group's financial operations are expected to move away from a centralised model in Iraq and Syria into a much more fragmented one after the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Security | 2019-11-21 Iraqi forces kill 6 ISIS militants in Badoush mountains The operation north-west of Mosul targeted militants who 'may have infiltrated Iraq via the Syria border', an official says. 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.