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Mohammed A Salih

Middle East

ISIL chemical attacks 'expected' as Mosul battle nears

Kurdish forces say they fear an increase in ISIL's chemical attacks to weaken the frontlines as Mosul offensive looms.

Middle East

Iraq: Kurds increase pressure on ISIL near Mosul

Peshmerga forces launched an offensive to retake ISIL-controlled villages, populated by religious minorities.

Middle East

Iraqis live in uncertainty after fleeing ISIL

Internally displaced Iraqis from Nineveh province have found temporary shelter in the country's Kurdish region.

Middle East

Iraqi army attempts to recapture Nineveh province

Iraqi forces launch the "Nineveh Liberation Operation" but not much success has so far been made.

Middle East

Iraqi Kurds 'should not take sides' in Iran-Saudi row

Being small actors in a great game of regional powers will put limits on Kurdish ambitions, analysts say.

War & Conflict

Dying for Mount Sinjar: Remembering a Yazidi fighter

The life and death of Saeed Hibo, a Yazidi father and fighter who died while defending his home from an ISIL attack.

Middle East

ISIL is out of Sinjar, but Yazidis are still fearful

Kurdish and Yazidi fighters succeeded in expelling ISIL from Sinjar last week, but the town is in ruins.

War & Conflict

Political turmoil grips Iraqi Kurdistan

Violent popular protests and political score-settling threaten the stability of Iraq's Kurdish region.

War & Conflict

Kobane rebuilding efforts strained by major challenges

Thousands of residents have returned to Kobane after fleeing ISIL one year ago, but their future remains uncertain.

Politics

Iraqi Kurds in limbo over president's fate

Barzani's term is set to end this week, but a controversial government decision could extend it for another two years.

War & Conflict

New evidence reveals how ISIL controls its territories

Documents from ISIL religious police show draconian regulations of everyday life in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad.

Politics

Q&A: The Iraq-Kuwait war and the next generation

As Kuwait marks 25 years since the Iraqi invasion, Al Jazeera asked two young people what they learned about the war.