Europe

In Greece, a tale of two families and two crises

Two families - one Greek, one Iraqi - come together in a Lesbos hotel, looking for stability amid their own crises.

A crisis within a crisis: Refugees in Lesbos

Middle East

UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul from ISIL is 'imminent'

Jan Kubis tells UN Security Council armed group will soon be defeated but continues to use civilians as human shields.

UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul from ISIL is 'imminent'

Middle East

Wave of suicide car bombings kills more than 50 in Iraq

Suicide bombers kill more than 50 people in separate attacks in Baghdad and Basra, police say.

Iraq: Dozens killed in wave of suicide car bomb attacks

Battle for Mosul

UN: 200,000 more Iraqis may flee Mosul fighting

Authorities and aid agencies struggling with surge in displacement since start of offensive last October against ISIL.

UN: 200,000 more people may flee Mosul fighting

Middle East

Iraqi forces push toward ISIL's 'last pocket' in Mosul

ISIL controls nine percent of war-torn city's west, army official says, as US-backed Iraqi forces seek to evict group.

Iraqi forces push toward ISIL's 'last pocket' in Mosul

Iraq

Family of girl burned in ISIL attack seeks US treatment

Ten-year-old Reem has severe burns on 70 percent of her body after her home in Ramadi, Iraq, was hit by a grenade.

Iraq

Family of 10-year-old Iraqi burn victim appeals for help

Warning: There are distressing images in this report. The family of an Iraqi girl suffering from severe burn wounds is appealing for urgent help to overcome bureaucratic obstacles and take her to the United States for treatment.

War & Conflict

Fighting displaces '400,000 Iraqis from western Mosul'

UN report says 434,775 people have fled ISIL's last stronghold about two months into the army's offensive to retake it.

Battle for Mosul: 400k Iraqis displaced in two months

Middle East

Mosul: Uncertain future awaits children born under ISIL rule

Children are among the worst affected by the war in Iraq. Many born under ISIL rule do not have birth certificates recognised by the Iraqi government. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Khazir camp near Erbil.

Middle East

Iraq: ISIL suicide bombers target Kirkuk military base

At least two people killed as string of suicide bombers attack army base in Kirkuk base where US advisers are stationed.

Iraq: ISIL suicide bombers target Kirkuk military base

Battle for Mosul

Mosul: Iraqi army denies air raid targeted civilians

Iraqi army says it hit an ISIL bomb factory in Mosul, but ISIL says raid killed 68 people, mostly women and children.

Mosul: Iraqi army denies air raid targeted civilians

Middle East

Iraqi forces open new front against ISIL in Mosul

Military says troops will achieve 'victory or martyrdom' in new offensive against ISIL fighters in city's northwest.

Iraqi forces launch new operation northwest of Mosul

Iraq

ISIL blamed for deadly attack on Iraqi troops

Army loses 10 soldiers in raid in Anbar province, just hours after killing of Iraqi Kurdish oil executive in Kirkuk

ISIL attack kills 10 Iraqi soldiers in Anbar

Middle East

Iraqi camps struggle to aid Mosul's displaced

Aid agencies say they do not have resources to care for people escaping fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Camps for the displaced no longer have enough space to accommodate new arrivals.

Opinion

Iraqi Kurdistan: Playing the independence game

Why does Iraqi Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani seem so eager to severe ties with Baghdad?

Leonid Issaev

by Leonid Issaev
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Leonid Issaev