Iraq

PARIS – As climate change becomes the hot topic of the 21st century and the world starts shifting towards clean energy sources replacing fossil fuels, renewable energy from the sun, wind and water appears to offer an optimal solution.[...]

By Melissa Eddy BERLIN (New York Times) — A criminal court in Munich sentenced a German convert to Islam to 10 years in prison on Monday, October 25, finding the woman guilty of supporting the Islamic State in Iraq and a crime against[...]

By Sarkawt Mohammed ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Rudaw) — Shame Dero lost five of her ten children to the Islamic State group (ISIS). Every year, on August 3, in commemoration of the genocide anniversary, she prepares food for the children[...]

By Fehim Tastekin ANKARA (Al-Monitor) — Six years after its gruesome assault on the Yazidi minority in Iraq, the Islamic State (IS) continues to sell Yazidi captives online on what is known as the “deep web” of criminal activities. A[...]

MOSUL (New York Times) — On his third day in Iraq, Pope Francis visited a city reduced to rubble in the fight with the Islamic State, which had tortured followers of other faiths while it held control. Joyous crowds later welcomed him to[...]

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Combined Sources) — Iraq’s Yazidi community remains overlooked by the international community and Erbil and Baghdad authorities six years on from the genocide, Yazidi survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A 3-year-old Iraqi Yazidi girl, Arzinda, is gradually recovering after surgery in Yerevan’s Nork-Marash medical center. She has already been transported to the hospital ward, the medical center told Armenpress[...]

YEREVAN — Mirza Dinnayi received the fourth annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity on October 20 in a large public ceremony in Freedom Square in Yerevan as part of the Aurora Forum events (see more on this in forthcoming issues of[...]

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Iraqi government will begin its delivery of financial grants to female Yezidi survivors who suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State, the country’s immigration minister said on Thursday. During a[...]

WASHINGTON – On December 11, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 390, the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018, in the Oval Office. The goal of the new law is to assist religious and ethnic groups targeted by ISIS[...]