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News Iraq » Social: Will Iraq's Sunnis get own political-religious authority?

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/02/iraq-sunni-marja-kubaisi-humim.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Kubaisi enjoys wide religious and social popularity among the Sunnis of Iraq, and is also accepted among Shiites for his anti-sectarian positions. Most Sunni religious figures in Iraq were taught by Kubaisi or his students. The Sunni cleric has been living ...

News Iraq » Social: Allies promise Iraq $30 billion, falling short of Baghdad's appeal

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-reconstruction-ku/kuwait-to-lend-iraq-1-billion-commit-further-1-billion-of-investment-idUSKCN1FY0TX
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The United States and United Nations say that failure to help Iraq rebuild could unravel its gains against Islamic State since economic and social problems that bred sectarian conflict, creating political space for jihadists, would persist. For his part ...

News Iraq » Social: Victim or threat? Iraq has plan for ISIS fighters' wives, children

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/17/victim-or-threat-iraq-has-plan-for-isis-fighters-wives-children.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“We are holding 500 wives of ISIS – all foreigners – and their children, which makes 1,500 total,” Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, the Iraqi Minister for Labor and Social Affairs ... This required a hasty amendment to Iraq’s legal code as a Saddam ...

News Iraq » Social: Iraq Formulates Plan To Deal With Families Of ISIS Members

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/iraq-formulates-plan-deal-families-isis-members-2654819
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Authorities in Iraq have formulated a plan to deal with the foreign wives ... According to a report by Fox News, Shia al-Sudani, the Iraqi minister of Labor and Social Affairs who is in charge of the issue of childcare said, “We are holding 500 wives ...

News Iraq » Social: The Largest Protest Ever Was 15 Years Ago. The Iraq War Isn’t Over. What Happened?

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-happened-to-the-antiwar-movement_us_5a860940e4b00bc49f424ecb
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

“When you study a massive social movement there is never one single factor ... movement occurred as the Bush administration made clear its intentions to invade Iraq, a country that had no connection to the 9/11 attacks. Over the course of 2002, protests ...

News Iraq » Social: Kuwait Joins Iraq Reconstruction Drive, Pledging $2 Billion

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-14/kuwait-to-lend-iraq-1-billion-commit-further-1-billion-of-investment
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

On Wednesday, the United Nations launched a two-year Recovery and Resilience program designed to help Iraq's government fast-track the social dimensions of reconstruction. "It will revitalize areas that are at risk of violence, and support broad political ...

News Iraq » Social: Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/devastated-iraq-seeks-90-billion-reconstruction-111517255.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

UNHCR's representative in Iraq, said in a statement. "Rebuilding and restoring communities is a complex effort, covering everything from clearing explosive hazards to repairing damage to infrastructure to restoring basic services, and facilitating social ...

News Iraq » Social: Al-Amiriyya: Once upon a bombing in Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/al-amiriyya-bombing-iraq-180213101835151.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

By 1995, the UN reported that more than half a million Iraqi children had died because of these lethal sanctions and that far from hurting the regime, they were killing civilians and destroying Iraq's social fabric. Still, Madeleine Albright, the then US ...

News Iraq » Social: How militants in Iraq and Syria recruit and use children

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/02/14/a-new-study-illuminates-child-recruitment-by-militants-in-iraq-and-syria/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Drivers of child recruitment in Iraq and Syria First, children living in conflict areas ... Third, the decision to join is heavily influenced by preexisting social and familial networks. Groups of friends often join together, or a child who joins ...

News Iraq » Social: $88.2B price tag for rebuilding Iraq after Islamic State war

News channel or source: http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/world/b-price-tag-for-rebuilding-iraq-after-islamic-state-war/article_9918381e-b7a7-5736-88c9-7af214eb8d53.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

That money would include loans, loan guarantees and insurance devices to encourage American investment in Iraq. It marks something of a turnaround for Trump, who railed against the government agency during his 2016 campaign. Even in Kuwait, some social ...