The new government will be tasked with rebuilding the country after a three-year war with Islamic State militants.
Before his execution by Islamic State after his cover was blown, the former computer tech from Baghdad had foiled 30 car-bomb attacks and 18 suicide bombers.
- by Margaret Coker
Protests sparked by power and water shortages in poverty-stricken parts of Iraq are becoming focused upon the perceived malign influence of Iran.
- by Mustafa Salim
Less than a year ago, Mosul emerged from the nearly nine-month battle to retake it from Islamic State. Now, in many parts of the city, life is returning.
- by Ivor Prickett
The king size bed in Saddam Hussein's super-yacht is made, the silk curtains have been drawn back and, in the gold-rimmed bathroom, a barber's chair awaits.
- by Ulf Laessing
The man who threw a shoe at George Bush is now running for the country's Parliament, saying corruption and lack of services are worse than ever.
- by Farid Farid
The risks associated with cancelling the nuclear agreement are far greater than keeping it in place.
- by Amin Saikal
In 2008, the Iraqi journalist attended a Baghdad news conference with George W. Bush and chucked his two loafers at the US president's head.
- by Amanda Erickson