Jordan is on a mission to rejuvenate trade with its neighbour, Iraq, as regional competitors scramble for footholds in the country. However, Jordanian officials have voiced their concerns about competitiveness within the export sector.
Captain Harith al-Sudani was part of an Iraqi elite intelligence group called the Falcons — he infiltrated ISIS and was able to prevent many attacks on the country. For bravely defending his country, Capt. al-Sudani paid the ultimate price.
A group of Iraqi war correspondents and journalists who covered the battles against ISIS formed their own association, the National Military Information Association, to defend their rights, which they said were being neglected.
Five ISIS leaders have been arrested in Iraq in an operation executed by the Iraqi National Intelligence Agency. The arrested individuals are considered amongst the most important leaders in the militant group.