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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
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
New Terror Campaign

Extremists Intimidate, Harass, Dislocate Locals In Salahaddin, Then Take Over

Ghazwan Hassan al-Jibouri
The extremist Islamic State group has new tactics in Salahaddin. It is trying to clear areas it can use for bases with a campaign of intimidation.
12.07.2018
Iraqi army forces advancing toward the center of Kirkuk last October. (photo: احمد الربيعي) Iraqi army forces advancing toward the center of Kirkuk last October. (photo: احمد الربيعي) Iraqi army forces advancing toward the center of Kirkuk last October. (photo: احمد الربيعي)
Caught In The Crossfire?

In Kirkuk, Civilian Deaths Raise Local Ire And Endanger Iraqi Troops

Shalaw Mohammed
A number of apparently accidental civilian deaths in Kirkuk are causing antipathy toward the Iraqi troops that currently control the city. But local politicians can’t seem to agree on what to do about it.
28.06.2018
When sectarian tensions were high in Baghdad previously, concrete barriers divided Shiite neighbourhoods from Sunni ones.
On The Sunni Side Of The Street:
Sectarian Tensions Return to Baghdad
26.10.2016  |  Security
صحفيونفي الجبهة اثناء تغطيته معركة الموصل (photo: نقاش)
Reporters Without Orders:
Mosul Claims High Media Death Toll, Iraqi Journalists Ask Why
25.10.2016  |  Security
Hassan al-Allaf: The sources of inspiration to a group like the Islamic State need to be removed.
Interview + Deputy Governor Ninawa:
The Liberation Of Mosul Is Uniting Iraqis
20.10.2016  |  Security
If the Iraqi army need us, we are ready: Mariwan Mohammed, a senior commander in the Iraqi Kurdish military.
Interview + Senior Kurdish Commander:
‘Our Forces Won’t Be Part Of Any Political Conflict’
19.10.2016  |  Security
Islamic State explosives defused by Iraqi Kurdish military on display. (Source: Abdul Khalq Dosky) (photo: عبد الخالق دوسكي)
Let’s See Who Dies First:
On The Road With Iraqi Kurdistan’s Bomb Disposal Squad
12.10.2016  |  Security
A still from the Iraqi military's video of the tour of Fallujah, showing the IS cemetery with 500 graves.
Their Final Resting Place:
Touring An Extremist Graveyard in Fallujah
5.10.2016  |  Security
A military parade in southern Iraq this week, during which equipment that would be used in the fight for Mosul was on display. (photo: حيدر  الحمداني)
Preparing For Battle:
In Mosul, Extremists Build Walls, Tunnels, Trenches
26.09.2016  |  Security
The fire-blackened exterior of the hospital.
Conspiracy Theories, Rumours And Gossip:
Who Burned Babies To Death At A Baghdad Hospital?
30.08.2016  |  Security
Unregulated banking favours the IS group: An Iraqi man at one of the country's many exchange shops counts out US dollars. (photo: يوري كورتز)
Supermarkets, Malls + Car Showrooms:
Extremists’ Commercial Investments Could Fund Them For Years
11.08.2016  |  Security
An army checkpoint in action in one of Baghdad's northern suburbs. (Source: Iraqi Ministry of Defence) (photo: وزارة الدفاع العراقية)
Safety Check Or Death Trap?
Extremists Target More Baghdad Checkpoints
4.08.2016  |  Security