Iran-backed groups have lost significant ground in Iraq but Tehran still has some supporters to help it keep its influence over the neighbouring country.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi opened the summit, saying the event embodies Iraq's vision for establishing better relations with the countries of the world, and our pledge to our people that Iraq will reclaim its leading role in the region.
Among the participants are archenemies Iran and Saudi Arabia, whose rivalry has often played out in Iraq and other countries across the region, including Yemen and Lebanon.
Baghdad relies heavily on American military and economic aid, and the fall of Kabul demonstrates the inherent instability of US client states.
Iraq's archaeological treasures dating back 4,000 years were plundered during decades of war and insurgency, with US saying they were traded illegally by dealers in Israel and UAE.
Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held an urgent meeting with top security commanders to discuss the Daesh-claimed attack, in Iraq's Sadr city east of the capital Baghdad.
Nearly 50 attacks have been launched against US interests in Iraq since the start of the year, prompting Washington to offer up to $3 million for information about the perpetrators.
Amnesty International has asked Iraq to reveal location of 643 Sunni Muslim boys and men who disappeared during an operation by Shia paramilitaries of Hashd al Shaabi in 2016 to retake Fallujah from Daesh.
Hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets in Baghdad to protest a rise in targeted killings of prominent activists and journalists.
At least 82 people were killed and 110 more were injured in the fire caused by an oxygen tank explosion at the Ibn al Khatib hospital in Baghdad late on Saturday, an interior ministry spokesman says.
The fire at the Ibn Khatib hospital in the Diyala Bridge area of the Iraqi capital occurred after an accident caused an oxygen tank to explode, medical sources say.
Two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers were wounded after at least five rockets hit Balad airbase north of capital Baghdad, security sources say.
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