by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 9, 2014
Just this week alone, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (ISIL) encroachment in several Iraqi towns has caused the internal displacement of at least 195,000 individuals.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on August 9, 2014 Updated: August 9, 2014
While the situation is dire for many of Iraq's religious groups, one group is at the center of ISIS's wrath for an unusual reason: ISIS thinks they worship the devil.
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 8, 2014 Updated: August 8, 2014
The U.S. is launching a humanitarian intervention in Iraq, leaving other beseiged communities wondering 'why not us?' Here are a few reasons.
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by Hayes Brown Posted on August 8, 2014
President Obama announced late Thursday that the U.S. has launched airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq.
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 7, 2014 Updated: August 7, 2014
Imagine a 65-foot tall wave of water approaching a city the size of Philadelphia.
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 6, 2014 Updated: August 7, 2014
"We are being slaughtered, our entire religion is being wiped off the face of the earth. I am begging you, in the name of humanity."
by Will Freeman Posted on August 1, 2014
The U.S. is keeping military aid flowing to Iraq's government even as it provides support to vicious militias that kill Sunni civilians and deepen the sectarian split driving the current civil war.
by Will Freeman Posted on July 24, 2014
Thousands of Christians have been forced to flee the second-largest city in Iraq, where their families had lived for over a thousand years.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 24, 2014
The group, while terrible, hasn't ordered this particular form of mutilation in the cities they've captured.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 15, 2014
Despite what the former Vice President claims, Iraq was nowhere near the "very stable" place he claims it was when he left office.