Men freed from an ISIL jail in northern Iraq recall beatings, electric shocks and summary executions.
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As Kurdish forces reclaim Yazidi towns from ISIL, newly discovered mass graves are revealing the scope of devastation.
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The strong sense of community among Yazidis brings them through the trauma of war.
Residents of Amerli say they are running out of water and food supplies, as the UN warns of a ‘desperate’ situation.
The Islamic State group’s ultimatum to Mosul Christians has been condemned by Iraq’s religious scholars.
Negotiations begin to set up coalition government, while PM Maliki’s future remains uncertain despite big election win.