ISIS in Iraq
Now more than ever, the Iraqi government and the international community must be committed to the urgent needs of Iraqi citizens.
The Islamic State is losing ground, but militants say they will continue to fight from the shadows.
A soft-spoken Yazidi couple, Suleiman Khalf Kajo and his wife, Khabshe, have lived in a refugee camp in northern Syria with their family since fleeing ISIS in August 2014.
"Almost everything has been destroyed. Journalists are trying to stay safe, but snipers and landmines prevent them from moving freely. There is no stability and they cannot return to their normal lives."
What one British-Iraqi photographer learned after spending time with the soldiers from one of Hashd Al Shaabi's militia groups, out in northern Iraq.
Americans captured a ranking member of the Islamic State, the first of what may be many such detentions, and that raises the question of where the US will hold detainees and how long detentions will last.
Helped by coalition airstrikes, the Iraqis are advancing in a key city heavily booby-trapped by IS militants.
The new prime minister is sticking with his promise to end the Canadian bombing of ISIS despite the Paris attacks and the recent success of the mission.