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An Iraqi soldier holds a flag up to celebrate the liberation of the town of Al Qaem recently.
An Iraqi soldier holds a flag up to celebrate the liberation of the town of Al Qaem recently.
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

Mustafa Habib
The military campaign against the Islamic State is almost over. But now, locals and politicians alike say, the Iraqi government must work to ensure they cannot return to recruit more followers.
16.11.2017
‘Nothing But Destruction’

Tuz Khurmatu, Town Of Broken Hearts

Shalaw Mohammed
Tuz Khurmatu has been a flash point for ethnic tensions in northern Iraq for years now. But residents in the town tended to carry on, through sporadic clashes – until now.
8.11.2017
Of Dead Men + Exploding Bridges:

Dangerous Growth Of Fake News Increases Tensions In Northern Iraq

Histyar Qader
After clashes in northern Iraq this week, hundreds of fake pictures have flooded Iraqi social media. Some are real, some not, but leaders on both sides say it’s leading to a dangerous escalation of tensions.
26.10.2017
Shooting Gallery:

Iraqis + Kurdish Use Weapons, Meant For Extremists, On Each Other

Shalaw Mohammed
The countries that gave the Iraqi and Kurdish military rockets, vehicles and guns were concerned that locals might turn the guns on one another. They just didn’t think it would happen so soon.
26.10.2017
A dark day for Kurdish dreams: Iraqi army forces advance toward the center of Kirkuk on October 16. (photo: احمد الربيعي) A dark day for Kurdish dreams: Iraqi army forces advance toward the center of Kirkuk on October 16. (photo: احمد الربيعي) 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

Shalaw Mohammed
People in the northern city of Kirkuk have lived through a lot, including attacks by the Islamic State. But for many, last weekend was the last straw.
19.10.2017
Showdown in Anbar:
Iraqi Forces Move Toward Extremists’ Last Stand
18.10.2017  |  Security
Peshmerga in Kirkuk
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
منازل مدمرة في الموصل
Bittersweet Homecoming:
A Journalist Returns To His City, Mosul
25.05.2017  |  Security
Scene of a crime committed with stun greandes in Basra.
The Sound Of Fear:
A Plague Of Stun Grenades Cause Panic in Basra
11.05.2017  |  Security
Damaged pipes in Mosul. (photo: UNDP)
Power And Water And Music:
Signs Of Life Returning To Mosul
27.04.2017  |  Security