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Turkey's Cavusoglu has hailed a 'turning point in US-Turkey relations', expecting a YPG withdrawal from Syria's Manbij, despite US denial of such an agreement.

In-depth: 'Now we are refugees once again - and only God knows what we will be tomorrow.'

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Marta Bellingreri

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Feature: Marta Bellingreri speaks to the documentary makers of 'Women out of Darkness,' telling the story of four women by intertwining their lives in Iraq at different times and stages.

A problematic PMU in Iraq

Mona Alami

A problematic PMU in Iraq

Comment: The consolidation of the PMU into one homogenous a group is a complicated task for the Iraqi government, writes Mona Alami.

The Iraq Report: Turkey threatens to invade Iraq

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Turkey threatens to invade Iraq

Our weekly round-up of the latest from Iraq.

Paul Iddon

Sinjar: The eternal flashpoint?

Analysis: Sinjar remains disputed between Baghdad and the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan Region, writes Paul Iddon.

Umar Lateef Misgar

Systematic sexual abuse perpetrated in Syria

In-depth: The Assad regime uses rape of women and men, girls and boys, as a weapon of war, but opposition groups are also guilty of abuses, ...

Paul Iddon

What's behind the PKK withdrawal from Sinjar?

Analysis: With its Syrian allies under fire from Turkey, the Kurdish militants have left proxies holding its Iraqi stronghold, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab

Iraqi army 'mobilises toward Sinjar' following Turkey threats

Iraq is sending tanks to Kurdish villages near Sinjar as it takes control of the region from the PKK to prevent any potential confrontation with ...

Kurdish fighters 'withdrawing' from northwest Iraq after Turkish warning

The New Arab & agencies

Kurdish fighters 'withdrawing' from northwest Iraq after Turkish warning

The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) said it would pull out its fighters from northwestern Iraq after Turkey threatened cross-border military ...

The New Arab & agencies

IS rape survivors in Iraq are like 'living corpses'

Girls and women who have been victim to IS sexual violence have expressed fear of ostracisation in their communities.

Afrin: How far will Turkey's operation against Kurds go?

Paul Iddon

Afrin: How far will Turkey's operation against Kurds go?

Despite Ankara's long held goal of destroying Kurdish groups, operation Olive Branch will likely remain confined to Afrin.

Armenia recognises genocide of Yazidis in Iraq

The New Arab & agencies

Armenia recognises genocide of Yazidis in Iraq

IS militants murdered Yazidis in their thousands in 2014 and abducted thousands of women and teenage girls to make them sex slaves.

Minorities in north Iraq rebuild their lives after IS

The New Arab & agencies

Minorities in north Iraq rebuild their lives after IS

Places of worship, such as those of Christians, Yazidis and other minorities, were targeted by IS, and many fled their homes during the three ...

Iraqi Yazidis celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by IS Iraqi Yazidis celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by IS

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi Yazidis celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by IS

Iraq's Yazidi community have celebrated the restoration of a temple in Bashiqa, one of 68 temples destroyed by Islamic State militants.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: IS blamed for PMF's mass graves

This week in Iraq: The Islamic State group were monstrous, but they were not the only ones.

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands still missing after Iraq's victory over IS

The Islamic State group might have been defeated, but thousands of families are waiting in limbo for news about their loved ones who are still ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yazidi fighters killed 52 civilians in revenge attack: HRW

Human Rights Watch has alleged that Yazidi fighters in Iraq were responsible for the forced disappearance and killing of 52 civilians ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

This week in Iraq: Was Abadi's declaration of victory just a political stunt?

The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Paul Iddon

The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Comment: Under fire from all sides, armed Kurdish groups are more likely to work together, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab & agencies

Mosul Eye: Blogger who exposed IS atrocities reveals identity

When the city went dark under Islamic State's rule, Mosul Eye bravely documented its atrocities. Now, the blogger has ended his anonymity with ...

Half of Yazidis kidnapped by IS 'still missing'

The New Arab

Half of Yazidis kidnapped by IS 'still missing'

More than 3,000 Yazidis - mostly women or girls - are still being held by Islamic State group militants or are considered missing, Iraqi Kurdish ...

<em>Yazidi</em> women and children's bodies in Iraq mass graves

The New Arab & agencies

Yazidi women and children's bodies in Iraq mass graves

Iraqi militias have uncovered two more mass graves containing the bodies of 140 civilians in a Yazidi area in the north of the country.

Iraqi bishop urges foreign aid for frontline Christian communities

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi bishop urges foreign aid for frontline Christian communities

One of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East returned to their ancestral lands in Iraq after IS was at last routed, but the ...

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