Iraq has not crossed over to a post-sectarian phase – yet. It requires risk-taking to end sectarianism, according to the Iraqi Parliament's president.
More than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide blast targeting Shiites in Kabul Thursday.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that Iran misunderstood France's "balanced" position in the region.
Iraq on Sunday executed 42 Sunni Muslim militants convicted on terrorism charges ranging from killing members of security forces to detonating car bombs.
The king of Saudi Arabia and the Iraqi prime minister will meet on Wednesday, a Saudi newspaper reported.
Head of the National Iraqi Alliance Ammar al-Hakim praised Egypt’s role in fighting terrorism