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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
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
The funeral of murdered journalist, Kawa Ahmed Germyani. (photo: حيدر نادر)
When The Sword Is Mightier:
Iraqi Kurdistan’s Murdered Journalists Still Wait For Justice
20.04.2017  |  Security
A mural in Mosul painted by the IS group, as propaganda. The Arabic says: We will win and we know that all the coalition countries are our enemies. (photo: جيتي)
Civilian Hostages, Snipers + Suicide Belts:
Extremists Prepare For Their Last Stand In Mosul
13.04.2017  |  Security