President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the Assyrian community's contribution to the country's development, expressing hope that their bonds with both Muslim and Christian communities will grow stronger. "Assyrians in Iran have experienced the same suffering as other communities...
The Church and her pastors, who are entrusted with the task of communicating the message to the People of God, must find "a new approach" to "fulfill this important mission", starting with "social media," says the Chaldean primate, Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako, in a message to the clergy currently...
Eighteen Christian candidates are competing for five seats reserved for them in the Kurdistan Region parliament. In the past, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) were criticized for nominating their own people as candidates for quota seats.
(Xinhua) -- Iraqi new parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi Tuesday visited the southern province of Basra after violent protests over poor public services, unemployment, water contamination and corruption.
By Quentin Müller and Sebastian Castelier
BASRA, Iraq -- The blazing sun beats down on Mohammed Khalil Ibrahim as he points to what is left of his date palms and the damage caused by a scarcity in water.
Iraq's rival Shiite blocs in parliament have agreed on who they want as the next prime minister after making progress in negotiations towards forming a government, negotiators told Arab News.