The Islamic State group in Mosul has released lists of locals whose families thought they were missing, but who have been executed. The extremists are also carefully monitoring who wants the information.
Carrying the right coloured badge in Iraq can win you respect, privilege and preferential treatment at checkpoints and government departments. But now forgers and criminals are taking advantage of this.
Senior Iraqi Kurdish politician Barham Salih doesn't pull his punches: The Iraqi army is over, as is the national Iraqi project. And extremists can only, truly be defeated by political reform - after military action.
NIQASH meets Qais al-Khazali, head of one of Iraq's most feared militias. The cleric and soldier answered critics, talking about what to do when his fighters commit crimes and whether militias are replacing the army.
Iraqi Kurdistan's problems with their President are actually nothing new. In fact, being a President here has often had no democratic or legal foundation. There's a long history behind the current debate.
Thanks to the security crisis, military uniforms can easily be bought in Baghdad. Often they're a fashionable costume. But now, locals complain, criminal gangs are buying them and wearing them to kidnap and rob.