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  • What’s new besides coronavirus?

    What’s new besides coronavirus?

    English-language media has been saturated by coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.In the aid community, the shattered ceasefires and billion dollar price tags are grabbing headlines, including our own. (You can find our coronavirus coverage here.) …
    - 19 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 8:00am -
  • The local volunteers saving the lives of Iraqi protesters

    The local volunteers saving the lives of Iraqi protesters

    During the week-long unrest and the ensuing crackdown that gripped Iraq’s capital and parts of the south earlier this month, at least 110 people were killed and 6,000 injured. But not everyone who needed treatment could get to a hospital.As Iraqis…
    - 17 Oct 19, 3:50am -
  • Iraq’s Kirkuk: Oil deals, ethnic divides, and Kurdish grievances

    Iraq’s Kirkuk: Oil deals, ethnic divides, and Kurdish grievances

    Oil-rich Kirkuk in northern Iraq is a province everyone wants. That’s apparent in the passionate language Kurdish commanders use when talking about winning it back.“We will never accept Kurdistan without Kirkuk. We fought a lot for it in the pas…
    - 26 Sep 19, 10:09am -
  • In Iraqi Kurdistan, reality bites as independence dream fades

    In Iraqi Kurdistan, reality bites as independence dream fades

    Two years ago, Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted ‘yes’ in a landmark independence referendum. But the bid was carried out against the wishes of Iraq’s central government, neighbouring countries, and most of the international community.Instead o…
    - 26 Sep 19, 10:03am -
  • In Iraq, water woes and corruption gripes signal trouble in key city

    In Iraq, water woes and corruption gripes signal trouble in key city

    Last summer, Iraq’s oil-rich southern city of Basra was rocked by violent protests over a number of grievances, including unemployment and the lack of safe drinking water – anger and unrest that came as hospitals treated some 118,000 people for w…
    - 9 Sep 19, 7:04am -
  • Iraq’s Yazidi survivors fight to start over

    Iraq’s Yazidi survivors fight to start over

    More than half of the thousands of Yazidis kidnapped by so-called Islamic State have now returned to northern Iraq, often from years in forced sexual slavery. But going home often means confronting social stigma and trying to rebuild their broken liv…
    - 2 Sep 19, 10:32am -
  • Uptick in suicides signals deepening mental health crisis for Iraq’s Yazidis

    Uptick in suicides signals deepening mental health crisis for Iraq’s Yazidis

    Nearly five years since the so-called Islamic State came to Iraq’s Sinjar, killing and abducting thousands and forcing tens of thousands more into flight, many Yazidis are struggling to deal with the psychological aftermath of what a UN commission…
    - 29 Jul 19, 6:02am -
  • Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

    Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

    At a glance: Iraq’s stalled recovery1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced across the country; around one fifth are from the district of MosulThe pace of returns slowed in 2018, and most displaced people do not intend to go home anytime soonBarri…
    - 22 Jul 19, 10:53am -
  • Aid access and aid worker safety: Delivering help in a war zone

    Aid access and aid worker safety: Delivering help in a war zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, violent clashes are continuing to hamper efforts to contain the most recent Ebola outbreak. Operations were suspended again after two Ebola health workers were killed last week – the latest in a string of attack…
    - 19 Jul 19, 7:08am -
  • Mental health - the lasting scars of crisis

    Mental health - the lasting scars of crisis

    Mental scars from conflict and crises may linger for years, holding back the recovery of individuals and whole communities.The World Health Organisation estimates that about one in five of those who lived in conflict-affected areas developed depress…
    - 12 Jul 19, 10:05am -

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  • Iran issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump over Qassem Suleimani killing
    Leader of Quds force was killed by US in drone strike in Iraq on 3 JanuaryIran has issued an arrest warrant for Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Suleimani and has asked Interpol for help, a Tehran prosecutor, Ali Alqa…
    - 6 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 8:48am -
  • Last chance for the Persian leopard: the fight to save Iraqi Kurdistan’s forests
    Minefields left over from the Iran-Iraq war are one of the last bastions against illegal logging and poachingIn the spring, the Pirmagrun mountain, one of the world’s last refuges for the endangered Persian leopard, towers over the surrounding coun…
    - 16 days ago, 20 Jun 20, 4:15am -
  • Turkey launches major attack on Kurdish militants in Iraq
    Ground and air operation targets 150 suspected PKK positions, Ankara saysTurkey has launched a major joint air and ground operation against Kurdish militants over the border in northern Iraq, a move that suggests Ankara is growing bolder in its campa…
    - 18 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 10:31am -
  • Julian Assange indictment fails to mention WikiLeaks video that exposed US 'war crimes' in Iraq
    ‘Shameful’ Collateral Murder footage shows Apache helicopter mowing down 11 civilians – including two Reuters journalists – in BaghdadUS prosecutors have failed to include one of WikiLeaks’ most shocking video revelations in the indictment…
    - 21 days ago, 14 Jun 20, 1:30pm -
  • 'All lies': how the US military covered up gunning down two journalists in Iraq
    Former Reuters journalist Dean Yates was in charge of the bureau in Baghdad when his Iraqi colleagues Namir Noor-Eldeen and Saeed Chmagh were killed. A WikiLeaks video called Collateral Murder later revealed details of their deathFor all the countles…
    - 21 days ago, 14 Jun 20, 1:30pm -
  • Rosemary Hollis obituary
    Expert on international relations and the Middle East who was director of research at Chatham House, the policy instituteRosemary Hollis, who has died suddenly at the age of 68, was a Middle East and international relations expert and a high-profile…
    - 21 days ago, 14 Jun 20, 10:24am -
  • US ‘Caesar Act' sanctions could devastate Syria’s flatlining economy
    Critics say legislation is being used for US strategy and could cause further problems for country and wider regionIts currency has plunged by 70% since April, more than half its people face food scarcity, and hopes of rebuilding a country shattered…
    - 24 days ago, 12 Jun 20, 12:05am -
  • Iran to execute 'CIA agent' over Gen Suleimani intelligence
    Tehran says Iranian citizen who passed on information was in jail at the time of the general’s assassinationAn Iranian responsible for leaking information about the powerful general Qassem Suleimani but without direct involvement in his assassin…
    - 26 days ago, 9 Jun 20, 10:21am -
  • Ministers refuse to reveal target of new RAF killer drone missions
    Deployment of controversial ‘Reapers’ should be approved by parliament, say campaigners Britain is running secret missions involving drones previously used to target and kill terrorist suspects in Iraq and Syria.The Ministry of Defence is refusin…
    - 29 days ago, 6 Jun 20, 11:00am -
  • What else happened as coronavirus swept the globe
    The reports that would have been the biggest in the world if Covid-19 had never emerged Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat if it had just fizzled out? What if leading Chinese scientist Zhong Nanshan had gone on state t…
    - 42 days ago, 25 May 20, 4:56am -

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