Mohammed A Salih

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.

ISIL chemical attacks 'expected' as Mosul battle nears

Middle East

Iraq: Kurds increase pressure on ISIL near Mosul

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

Iraq: Kurds increase pressure on ISIL near Mosul

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.

Iraqis live in uncertainty after fleeing ISIL

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.

Iraqi army attempts to recapture Nineveh province

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.

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

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.

Dying for Mount Sinjar: Remembering a Yazidi fighter

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.

ISIL is out of Sinjar, but Yazidis are still fearful

War & Conflict

Political turmoil grips Iraqi Kurdistan

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

Political turmoil grips Iraqi Kurdistan

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.

Kobane rebuilding efforts strained by major challenges

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.

Iraqi Kurds in limbo over president's fate

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.

New evidence reveals how ISIL controls its territories

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.

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