Students in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, marked a moment of silence for the protesters killed by security forces in the south, in the latest escalation of violence since protesters torched Iranian consulate in Najaf.
The Jubouri tribe in Najaf Province welcomed one of the men who managed to escape ISIS’ grip after he was kidnapped along with 15 others by ISIS last week in the sub-district of Nukhayb in Anbar Province.
On Wednesday, Iraqis in southern Iraqi city of Najaf mourned the death of six people who went missing last weekend. The six people, including a seventh who is still lost, were truffle hunting in the Nukhayb desert when they were killed by ISIS militants.
With over a million and a half orphans spread around Iraq, organisations such as al-Ayn Social Care Foundation in Najaf is attempting to mitigate the suffering of orphans by providing them with financial, medical and psychological aid.
An Institute for Coexistence and Peace has been opened in the Iraqi city of Najaf. Institutions aimed at promoting adherence to the rule of law regardless of ethnic and religious denominations are gaining more legitimacy in Iraq.