Islamic State

 
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria
It has been several weeks since Fatima Ganchi has heard from her son, Firoze. She usually receives a call from him at least once a month. But there...
In limbo: ‘Isis children’ in prison
In limbo: ‘Isis children’ in prison
Erbil, Iraq — ‘Every minute I’m in this prison all I think about is how to escape,” said Abdul. Slouched in a plastic chair in the...
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit
The order to withdraw American troops from Syria has been signed, the US military said on Sunday, after President Donald Trump and his Turkish...
The United Nations is winning the war in Mali
The United Nations is winning the war in Mali
“If you don’t see a bunker, just lay down and wait for the explosion.”
Military ignored Mosul war-wounded
Military ignored Mosul war-wounded
It was a United States-led, 72-nation military coalition, including the Iraqi Army,and their enemy the Islamic State group that ensured the...
Farmers in war-torn Afghanistan hit by worst drought in decades
Farmers in war-torn Afghanistan hit by worst drought in decades
After his wheat crop failed and wells dried up, Ghulam Abbas sold his animals and joined thousands of other farmers migrating to cities as...
Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success
Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success
Standing in a field of roses in eastern Afghanistan, former poppy grower Mohammad Din...
Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls
Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls
Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria, just over a month ago have so far returned 101 of the students to...
What to expect from the next round of Syria talks
What to expect from the next round of Syria talks
Syria's government and opposition will start a new round of UN-brokered talks in Geneva on Tuesday, but there is little optimism for progress...
After five months of battle with IS supporters, peace returns to Philippine city
After five months of battle with IS supporters, peace returns to Philippine city
Residents of a southern Philippine city where Islamic State supporters waged a brutal five-month battle began returning home on Tuesday, but...
​Climate change brings failed states and violent conflict
​Climate change brings failed states and violent conflict
The Tabqa Dam in northern Syria brings green and life to an area that would otherwise be a desert. Its water supplies about five million people and...
​The 'al-Qaeda rising' narrative risks downplaying Islamic State threat
​The 'al-Qaeda rising' narrative risks downplaying Islamic State threat
Over the past year and half, as Islamic State experienced several military defeats in Iraq, Libya and Syria, many renowned terrorism experts...

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