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Sulaymaniyah's courthouse in Iraqi Kurdistan. (photo: Panoramio)
Sulaymaniyah's courthouse in Iraqi Kurdistan. (photo: Panoramio)
Sulaymaniyah's courthouse in Iraqi Kurdistan. (photo: Panoramio)
Courting Danger:

Iraqi Lawyers Get Death Threats But Won’t Go To Police

Narim Rostam
For lawyers working on sensitive cases, especially corruption cases, in Iraqi Kurdistan, death and other threats are just part of the job.
10.01.2018
What Next For Fighters?

Anbar’s Sunni Militias Fear They Will Be Abandoned By Iraqi Govt - Again

Kamal al-Ayash
The Sunni Muslim volunteers who fought extremists are supposed to be integrated into federal security forces too. But Anbar fighters have heard that promise before and they’re worried it might not happen.
21.12.2017
Next Stop - Syria, Lebanon, Yemen?

For Some Iraqi Militias, The Fight Will Go On

Mustafa Habib
Some of Iraq’s Shiite Muslim militias are giving back state-supplied weapons and say they will obey government orders. But others say they will continue fighting for the Shiite cause, and across borders if necessary.
21.12.2017
No Help Coming:

Mosul Locals Take Reconstruction Into Their Own Hands

Special Correspondent
Months later and Mosul locals are still waiting for significant help in rebuilding their hometown. Some, like the stall holders in one central marketplace, are taking a DIY approach.
14.12.2017
Premature Congratulation:

The Islamic State Group Lives On - In Iraq’s Deserts

Kamal al-Ayash
Anbar’s western desert is a hiding place for the Islamic State group, locals say. And they fear the extremists will be back as soon as an opportunity presents itself.
13.12.2017
An Iraqi soldier holds a flag up to celebrate the liberation of the town of Al Qaem recently.
Fuelling The Fight?
Never Ending Story Of Extremism In Iraq
16.11.2017  |  Security
A blocked road in Tuz Khurmatu. (photo: شوان نوزد )
‘Nothing But Destruction’
Tuz Khurmatu, Town Of Broken Hearts
8.11.2017  |  Security
A dark day for Kurdish dreams: Iraqi army forces advance toward the center of Kirkuk on October 16. (photo: احمد الربيعي)
Of Dead Men + Exploding Bridges:
Dangerous Growth Of Fake News Increases Tensions In Northern Iraq
26.10.2017  |  Security
A dark day for Kurdish dreams: Iraqi army forces advance toward the center of Kirkuk on October 16. (photo: احمد الربيعي)
The View From Kirkuk:
Secret Deals, Scared Neighbours + Grieving Mothers
19.10.2017  |  Security
Showdown in Anbar:
Iraqi Forces Move Toward Extremists’ Last Stand
18.10.2017  |  Security
البشمركة في كركوك
Accusations, Insults, War Mongering:
What Happened Between The Kurdish + Iraqis In Kirkuk
15.10.2017  |  Security
Iraqi army soldiers and officers in Abu Ghraib. (photo: وزارة الدفاع العراقية)
Conspiracy Theories:
Strange Goings-On In Security, In Abu Ghraib
11.10.2017  |  Security
Queues stretch kilometres in either direction at the Al Soqour checkpoint. (photo: نقاش)
Waiting Hours To Be Humiliated:
Visiting Baghdad’s Checkpoint Of Injustice
31.08.2017  |  Security
Security Or Demographics?
Why Babel Province Has A Ghost Town
30.08.2017  |  Security
Last October when sleepr cells from the IS group raided Kirkuk, locals took to the streets with their own guns. (photo: وكالة الاناضول)
More Dangerous Every Day:
Meeting A Member Of An Extremist Sleeper Cell In Kirkuk
23.08.2017  |  Security
Still some work to do: The commander of Iraq's ground forces addresses soldiers. (photo: Iraqi MoD)
IS Far From Gone:
For Iraq, One Down, Three More Battles To Go
27.07.2017  |  Security
Rugged terrian: Insurgent groups have often used the Hamrin mountains as a hideaway. (photo: Araz Muhammed)
Run To The Hills:
Extremists Go From Mosul To The Mountains
27.07.2017  |  Security
Are IS fighters among them? Civilians in Mosul flee fighting in their city. (photo: احمد غرابلي جيتي )
Crime And Punishment:
In Mosul, What To Do With Extremists’ Families?
20.07.2017  |  Security
News posted on Facebook by Iraqi media, about the Russian sniper.
Russian Snipers At A Mosul Disco:
In Iraq, Dangerous Online Misinformation Convicts The Innocent
19.07.2017  |  Security
Ali al-Hussein: I come from Iran originally, but I consider myself to be Iraqi.
Interview + Kirkuk Militia Spokesperson:
‘We Are Proud To Be Supported By Iran’
4.07.2017  |  Security