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'Our priority is to arm the Peshmerga'
Kurds plead for more weapons to take on ISIL amid tensions with Baghdad over the role of the Peshmerga.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 10:08 GMT
ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd forces advance
Peshmerga and Iraqi forces say they have retaken key areas in Iraq's north and south, supported by 22 US air strikes.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 15:08 GMT
Iraq divided: The fight against ISIL
As the US strikes ISIL targets in Iraq, we report from Erbil on the consequences of the latest foreign intervention.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 07:45 GMT
US weighs 'Iraqi request for more advisers'
Official says request came up in meetings with Iraqi officials as battles with ISIL continue on Iraqi and Syrian fronts.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 03:52 GMT
Kobane explained: What's so special about it?
Syrian town grabs all the headlines in fight against ISIL - but does it really matter?
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 11:55 GMT
Iraq refugees tell of life under ISIL
Iraqis tell of their experiences in the "caliphate" after fleeing to the relative safety of Kirkuk.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 16:53 GMT
US says air power 'not enough' to save Kobane
US-led coalition continues air strikes against ISIL as Pentagon official admits besieged Syrian city "could be taken".
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 07:40 GMT
US steps up air strikes on ISIL in Syria
US-led planes conduct raids on ISIL around besieged Kurdish town of Kobane as well as targets across Syria and Iraq.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 03:57 GMT
Fanaticism's antidote: 'The Sufis'
The 50th anniversary of 'The Sufis' comes at a time of great disorder and confusion in the world - can it offer clarity?
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 07:33 GMT
Iraq army claims fresh gains against ISIL
Iraqi ministry of defence says military recaptures 30 villages close to Baghdad from ISIL fighters.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 10:51 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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