Activists working to uncover mass graves in northeastern Syria — a region until recently controlled by the Islamic State group — need help to preserve evidence and identify human remains, an international watchdog said Tuesday.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
A recently discovered trove of thousands of documents offers new insight into the horrors of life under the Islamic State militant group. Driven out of Mosul in late 2016 after months of fighting, ISIS left behind evidence of how the…
By Amna Nawaz
Iraqis are returning home in greater numbers than those displaced by conflict for the first time in four years, the International Organization for Migration said Friday.
By Larisa Epatko
ISIS was driven out of Iraq's second largest city in July, but at a devastating cost, with great swaths of Mosul in ruins. A new report from the Associated Press puts the death toll between 9,000 and 11,000, a third…
By PBS NewsHour
Mosul may be liberated from ISIS, but the group’s brutal rule is still felt by the city’s youngest citizens. Thousands of children came of age under ISIS control, and many were recruited to fight, kill and die for the Islamic…
Iraq may have ousted Islamic States militants from the city of Mosul over the summer, but the major task of finding and destroying the mines, booby traps and bombs remains. A security firm hired by the U.S. and Iraqi workers…
By Marcia Biggs
More than 1 million people once lived in Mosul, Iraq, a city reduced to rubble after three years of ISIS occupation and a brutal nine-month battle to take it back. An estimated 700,000 civilians were displaced during the conflict, most…
By Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
Some estimates suggest it may take 25 years to clear West Mosul of explosives. The bomb-removing team leader said those understate what is sure to be a long, enduring problem.
By Alessandro Pavone
Out of the blue, my editor called: “Pack your gear, we need you in Erbil tomorrow.” I had never been to Iraq before, and I had no idea what I was getting into.
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