Jalal Talabani, Kurdish Leader and Iraq’s First Postwar President, Is Dead at 83

He used the largely ceremonial position as a bridge-builder during an intensely violent period in the years after the American-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. Source: World

ISIS Is on Its Heels, but Fighting to the Death

American officials say the pace of the fight against the Islamic State is not slowing, even as the militants’ territory continues to shrink. Source: World

Journalist’s Footage Shows Iraqi Forces Torturing Civilians, ABC Report Says

Video taken by Ali Arkady and shared with the news network appears to show uniformed Iraqi forces beating Iraqi civilians. Source: World

Jared Kushner Meets With Iraqi Leader on Future of ISIS Battle

Mr. Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, is the first Trump administration official to visit Baghdad, amid strain over his travel ban. Source: World