Political dysfunction reaches a breaking point, as protesters answering to Moqtada al-Sadr ransack Parliament after several parties again stonewalled Abadi's Cabinet reforms.
To help militias fighting against IS, South Oil Company engineers have designed smartphone-activated rocket launchers and remote-control robots for defusing explosives.
The two sides are developing detailed technical plans for an oil export pipeline, though political approvals are still pending.
After taking over day-to-day leadership of the Oil Ministry in the wake of an ongoing political crisis, Fayadh Nema discusses the path ahead for Iraq's oil sector.
Iraq’s spokesman for the Joint Military Command taking on IS discusses the grueling siege of Fallujah, and the progress of operations in Anbar province.
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