Islamic State group advances in Sinjar have raised concerns about the Peshmerga’s ability to take on the fighters.
Ancient community flees fearing violent persecution as UN says “humanitarian tragedy” unfolding in Sinjar.
Iraqis displaced from southern areas find sanctuary in schools and with family as they escape north.
While people continue their day to day business an atmosphere of tension lies over Kirkuk.
Kirkuk’s Turkmen vow to take up arms if the city is not returned to Iraqi central government.
The billion-dollar trade in second-hand clothes is suffering as disposable income diminishes in donor countries.