Claire Thomas

Claire Thomas

Middle East

War against ISIL: Saving lives on the front lines

Medics from around the world have been providing care to those injured in Iraq's ongoing conflict.

War against ISIL: Saving lives on the front lines

ISIS

Mobile courts give hope to displaced Iraqis

The courts offer assistance in obtaining essential civil identification documents for families who have fled ISIL.

Mobile courts give hope to displaced Iraqis

Battle for Mosul

Fighting the flames of ISIL in Iraq

Firefighters are still working to extinguish the oil wells torched by ISIL as the group retreated from Qayyara.

Fighting the flames of ISIL in Iraq

Human Rights

The forgotten generations: Palestinian refugees in Iraq

Palestinians in Iraq face an uncertain future with little hope of escaping life as stateless refugees.

The forgotten generations: Palestinian refugees in Iraq

Battle for Mosul

Iraqi Christians return to ISIL's wreckage

Iraqi forces retook Qaraqosh from ISIL late last year, but for residents finally returning home, the ordeal continues.

Iraqi Christians return to ISIL's wreckage

War & Conflict

An oasis of peace for Palestinian children in Hebron

Amid a heavy Israeli military presence, al-Ibrahimiya kindergarten offers children a safe space 'just to be kids'.

An oasis of peace for Palestinian children in Hebron