Isis: Focus on Europe's refugees ignores plight of millions of Islamic State victims still in Syria and Iraq
“Unfortunately at the moment news editors are not interested in displaced people unless they are migrating.”
Iraq gears up for late-year push to retake Mosul from Islamic State
The U.S.-led war on Islamic State has depleted the group’s funds, leadership and foreign fighters, but the biggest battle yet is expected later this year in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul…
Iraqi Kurdistan: Mothers Struggle to Take Care of Their Children
As the winter approaches, thousands of refugees who have been displaced by the civil war in Syria and insurgency in Iraq are facing a precarious situation.
Refugee Flood Heightens Long-Standing Tensions Between Turks and Kurds
The Islamic State’s assault on a Kurdish area in Syria increases tensions in Turkey, but may unite rival Kurdish factions.
Iraqis Sheltering In Mosul Create Fresh Hurdles for Aid Agencies
Aid agencies had planned for a massive exodus of residents from Mosul, but many residents decided to remain in their homes.