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Iraqi army forces in Anbar. Source: Iraqi army.
Iraqi army forces in Anbar. Source: Iraqi army.
Iraqi army forces in Anbar. Source: Iraqi army.
Extremists At The Intersections

As Security Forces Multiply In Anbar, So Does Danger

Kamal al-Ayash
There are more than five different security forces protecting Anbar from extremist attacks. But in this case, too much security is starting to equal too little, with no central command or overarching plan.
21.12.2018
Anbar’s Lost Children:

The Teenage Soldiers Who Fought Extremists, Now Deserted By Their Country

Kamal al-Ayash
Teenagers who fought the Islamic State group have returned home physically and psychologically broken. But because they were legally too young to fight, they have no way of getting the medical care or benefits.
13.12.2018
Living In A Prison

High Security In Anbar Changes Iraqi Civilian Life

Kamal al-Ayash
There are checkpoints, security dogs, armed men and guns everywhere. Locals in Anbar’s biggest cities complain that the fight against extremists is turning their hometowns into one big military barracks.
2.08.2018
Build The Wall

Despite Doubts About Efficacy, Anbar Builds Border Fence To Keep Extremists Out

Kamal al-Ayash
Iraq is attempting to secure its porous border with Syria. A trial security fence is being built. But there are many doubts about its ability to keep the Islamic State group out.
18.07.2018
Iraqi Kurdish troops on the road. (photo: حمه سور) Iraqi Kurdish troops on the road. (photo: حمه سور) Iraqi Kurdish troops on the road. (photo: حمه سور)
Whose Guns?

Trying To Solve The Mystery Of Iraqi Kurdistan’s Exploding Weapon Depots

Awara Hamid
Recently, Iraqi Kurdish media reported on explosions in six weapons storage facilities. Most of the odd incidents happened within just one week - raising suspicions, despite official explanations.
12.07.2018
The Cold War On The Border:
US And Iran Face Off in Former Extremist-Held Iraqi Town
31.05.2018  |  Security
On trial? Police officers in Anbar. (photo: Anbar police)
Amnesty Or Disgrace:
What Next For Anbar Security Staffers Who Fled?
15.03.2018  |  Security
Missing, Presumed Imprisoned:
Political Promises For Mosul Families Still Seeking Lost Loved Ones
25.01.2018  |  Security
Next Stop - Syria, Lebanon, Yemen?
For Some Iraqi Militias, The Fight Will Go On
21.12.2017  |  Security
Premature Congratulation:
The Islamic State Group Lives On - In Iraq’s Deserts
13.12.2017  |  Security
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