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

The bodies of 38 Indian workers murdered by IS during their rampage through northern Iraq in 2014 are to be flown back to India.

The Iraq Report: Turkey threatens to invade Iraq

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The Iraq Report: Turkey threatens to invade Iraq

Our weekly round-up of the latest from Iraq.

Sinjar: The eternal flashpoint?

Paul Iddon

Sinjar: The eternal flashpoint?

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

Systematic sexual abuse perpetrated in Syria

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.

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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 ...

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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.

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Mass grave of IS victims uncovered in Iraq

A mass grave thought to contain bodies of civilians and security forces has been discovered near Hawija in northern Iraq, one of IS' last ...

Armenia recognises genocide of <em>Yazidis</em> in Iraq

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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.

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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 ...

Iraqi <em>Yazidis</em> celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by IS Iraqi Yazidis celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by IS

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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 Iraq Report: IS blamed for PMF's mass graves

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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.

Thousands still missing after Iraq's victory over IS

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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 ...

Yazidi fighters killed 52 civilians in revenge attack: HRW

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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 in a ...

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.

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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

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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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Yazidi mass grave found in northern Iraq

Bodies of dozens of Yazidis were found by Iraqi authorities in the northern Sinjar region.

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

Hadani Ditmars

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

Q&A: The international legal expert talks to Hadani Ditmars about how paying hypocritical lip-service to human rights leads to a rise in ...

Iraq forces seize Yazidi town of Sinjar from Kurds

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Iraq forces seize Yazidi town of Sinjar from Kurds

Iraqi forces have seized the Yazidi town of Sinjar from Kurdish peshmerga forces in a lightning campaign to take control of Kurdish areas ...

UN sets up probe of IS atrocities in Iraq UN sets up probe of IS atrocities in Iraq

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UN sets up probe of IS atrocities in Iraq

The UN Security Council has agreed to set up an investigation team to collect evidence on atrocities committed by the Islamic State in Iraq on ...

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