This week's headlines: Iraq Voices Opposition to Trump’s Plan to Move U.S. Embassy in Israel ▪ 3,000 ISIS Militants Still Operating in Iraq and Syria ▪ France’s Macron Meets with Barzani, Calls for an End to PMUs ▪ 2018 Budget Law Remains Under Debate ▪ Move to Privatize Electricity Distribution Met with Protests
This week's headlines: President Masum Visits Kurdistan Region, Disputed Territories ▪ Kubis Briefs UN Security Council, Meets with Sistani ▪ British Prime Minister Visits Baghdad ▪ ISIS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing Near Baghdad ▪ Military Operations Continue to Target ISIS in Western Anbar
Today is #GivingTuesday – the non-profit world’s version of Black Friday – when we ask all of our supporters to give generously to causes that inspire them and encourage their friends and family to do the same.
This past summer, EPIC’s Executive Director Erik Gustafson was in Mosul shortly after… Read more
This week's headlines: Federal Supreme Court Annuls Referendum Results; Abadi May Be Open to More Funding for KRI ▪ Rawa Cleared of ISIS ▪ Vehicle Bomb Targets Tuz Khurmatu Market, 83 Casualties Reported ▪ NY Times: Airstrikes Killed More Civilians in Mosul than Reported ▪ Abadi Pledges Elections Will Be Held on Schedule, Despite Pushback from Ninewa MPs
Every year at this time, Americans reflect on what it is we are most grateful for as we celebrate the season of Thanksgiving. At EPIC, we are blessed with staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to enhance understanding of Iraq’s story, monitor the crisis to inform smarter policy, and … Read more
This week's headlines: ISIS Territory “Down to the Last One Percent” as Security Forces Move Toward Rawa ▪ Kurdistan Parliament Affirms Federal Court Ruling on Independence; KDP MPs Return to Baghdad ▪ Earthquake Hits Along Iran-Iraq Border ▪ Kirkuk KRG Office Relocates to Erbil; Ousted Governor’s Case Dismissed ▪ Iraqi Foreign Minister Visits Qatar
This week's headlines: Abadi, Speaking in Qa’im, Declares City Cleared of ISIS Militants; Operations in Anbar Continue ▪ Suicide Attacks Roil Kirkuk; Sadr Orders PMU to Withdraw ▪ Federal Court Ruling, Budget Woes Further Erode KRG Leverage ▪ VP Nujaifi Sets Conditions for May Elections in Speech at USIP; Denies Report He Asked U.S. to Arm Sunni Militias ▪ ISIS Atrocities During Mosul Battle Detailed in UN Report
The Education for Peace in Iraq Center’s Connection Initiative brings together members of the Iraqi diaspora living in the United States and civil society organizations in Iraq who need contributions of time and talent.
Over the past several months, we have reached out to dozens of Iraqi NGOs working on… Read more
The Education for Peace in Iraq Center is an independent 501(c)3 organization committed to lasting peace
and empowering youth in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan.