According to Latif Sheikh Omar, the spokesperson for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the party is ready to hold a new round of government formation talks with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
With the start of the new academic year, thousands of Moslawi children are returning to their newly rehabilitated schools. Many of the schools that have been reconstructed are located in the western areas of Mosul, which were most damaged during the liberation battles.
Algeria exported 27.2 million tonnes of crude oil in the first quarter of 2018 as part of strategy to slash costs on imported petroleum goods. The costs of imports dropped from 188.2 million to 51.3 million after the shift.