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By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
The "catastrophic" rise of violence in Iraq has left one in five of the country's children at risk of death, injury, sexual violence and abduction, according to a new UNICEF report.
By Omar Etman
Since the Islamic State overran much of Iraq in 2014, Kurdistan and its Peshmerga militia have been waging a long battle for freedom; today, they are a top ally in the fight against ISIS. But constant warfare and government instability…
By PBS NewsHour
In Iraq, an all-female unit within the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, is on the front lines of a fierce battle against the Islamic State. Martin Himel reports.
Fuad Hussein, the chief of staff to Kurdistan's regional president, spoke with Margaret Warner about the Kurds’ drive for greater autonomy and where initial steps to conduct a referendum on leaving Iraq -- and declaring independence -- stand as the…
By Morgan Till
In what may be considered a strategic victory, Kurdish forces recaptured the area around the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, with the help of repeated air strikes to the area on Sunday. PBS NewsHour Foreign Correspondent Margaret Warner joins Hari…
Airstrikes hit positions near a key dam in northern Iraq, which had been recently captured by Islamic extremists, a day after the extremists -- members of the Islamic State -- are said to have massacred dozens of Yazidis. Liz Sly…
By Julie Pace, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The officials wouldn't say which U.S. agency is providing the arms or what weapons are being sent, but one official said it isn't the Pentagon. The CIA has historically done similar quiet arming operations.
As the Islamic State Group moves even closer to Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, residents of the Kurdish region are fleeing in droves to safer areas, as a state of panic consumes the region. Nour Malas of the Wall…
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