Why a group of Canadian volunteers, led by former anti-Islamic State fighters, is rushing into the thick of the war in Mosul
Visiting Kirkuk on a trip, military interpreter Alan Adil Abdullah isn’t sure what will happen when he tries to return to his kids and home in Seattle
January 30th, 2017 1 comment
When ISIS arrived in Mosul, they were seen as liberators. Then the violence began. Here are stories from people who survived ISIS rule.
Iraqi forces are inching forward to Mosul—and into a horrifying mix of civilians, snipers, car bombs and mortars
December 1st, 2016 1 comment
For one Iraqi town, the fear of ISIS has been replaced by another kind of threat left behind by the terrorists: acrid oil fires, blotting lungs and water
Watch the emotional scenes as the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Sienna return to what’s left of their homes in Qaraqosh, Iraq
Commanders on the front lines are shaking their heads. The Mosul offensive would have been a nightmare under Trump, says one.
The once-peaceful home to both Muslims and Christians has been reduced to rubble — with every mound of dirt a potential ISIS booby trap
Canadian Special Forces are in the thick of the battle around Mosul. What comes next?
November 3rd, 2016 7 comments