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Syrian Kurds are preparing for battle and warned that thousands of Islamic State fighters could break out of prison.

  • Aug 4, 2019

One Yazidi woman put her baby daughter in a new dress, then handed her over for adoption.

  • Jul 30, 2019

The fighters have been crossing from Syria since the self-proclaimed caliphate’s defeat there earlier this year.

  • Jul 21, 2019

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, which caused little damage but came amid rising regional tensions.

  • Jun 19, 2019

The confrontation between the two powers could jeopardize a rare period of stability in Iraq.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors.

  • Jun 2, 2019

State Department officials describe intelligence and “credible threat streams” suggesting that attacks by militias linked to Iran are imminent. 

  • May 15, 2019

Humanitarian groups are balking, fearing that prison camp conditions would radicalize them.

  • May 2, 2019

At its peak, the extremist group controlled a stretch of Syria and Iraq that was almost the size of Britain.

  • Mar 23, 2019

“We are overwhelmed. We are throwing body parts in mass graves. It’s all we can do.”

  • Feb 21, 2018
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