Reporting on Minorities Across Iraq in Arabic & Kurdish Press

IRIS, with the support of Free Press Unlimited (FPU), conducted an assessment project looking into the state of minority portrayal in Iraqi media. In consultation with local journalists, 25 media outlets (13 from Iraq and 10 from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq) were selected for monitoring over the course of... Read More

Fifth Annual Sulaimani Forum Proceedings

Now in its fifth year, the Sulaimani Forum is a high-level policy conference that explores issues facing the Middle East region, with a particular focus on Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. Over the course of two days, scholars, experts, and policymakers from around the world convene to... Read More

IRIS Booklet Series: The State of the Economy

The following is a series of IRIS Iraq Reports (IIR) on the economy of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) by IRIS non-resident fellow, Dr. Mark DeWeaver. DeWeaver joined IRIS in November 2015. He is an economist, owner of Quantarian Capital, an emerging-markets fund that currently invests in the Iraq... Read More

IRIS Booklet Series: Post-ISIS Iraq

This booklet consists of is a series of articles and reports on Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) after ISIS, published either by IRIS as IRIS Iraq Reports (IIR) or in other outlets by IRIS staff . The reports provide insight on issues crucial to “post-ISIS... Read More