Still no sign of reconstruction in devastated Sinjar
Nearly three years after the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, also known as Shingal, was liberated from "Islamic State," few of those who had escaped the atrocities committed by the militants against Yazidis have returned. Those who have, feel abandoned.
Islamic State kills about 100 in southwest Syria
Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in a series of attacks on government-held parts of southwestern Syria on Wednesday (July 25), including multiple suicide blasts in Sweida city, official sources said.
Iraqi voters angry at corruption ahead of polls
Iraqis head to the polls on Saturday for parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is hoping the recent victory against the Islamic State group will help him win a second term.
‘The ISIS Files' - The use of bureaucracy and brutality by the Islamic State Group
We take a look at a New York Times report – one that explains how the Islamic State Group used bureaucracy and brutality to its advantage.
Video: Inside the Kurdish courts trying IS group militants
The long and gruesome war that the Kurds have waged against the Islamic State (IS) group has not only left thousands dead but also produced many prisoners. For the first time, a TV crew has been allowed inside the Kurdish courts, where judges following Kurdish laws try the jihadists behind some of the atrocities perpetrated against Syrian civilians and the Yazidi community.
One-time IS recruits begin to return home
The group calling itself Islamic State is facing major setbacks in Iraq and Syria, and many of the fighters who flocked to join IS are now returning home.
A former "Islamic State" militant returns to Russia
"My view of everything changed the day I arrived in Syria," says Said. The Chechen speaks to DW about what had motivated him to fight alongside "Islamic State" terrorists, life among the jihadis and how he managed to escape.
On the frontline with Shiite militias in Iraq
In December 2017, the Iraqi government announced with great fanfare the "official end of the war against the Islamic State group". The announcement marked the end of three years of fierce fighting. Among those battling the jihadists on the frontline were thousands of Shiite fighters.
UK PM tells troops in Cyprus that Islamic 'caliphate' crushed
UK Prime Minister Theresa May told British forces in Cyprus that the caliphate declared by Islamic State has been crushed.
Yazidi sisters reunited three years after IS kidnapping
Sisters reunited more than three years after being kidnapped by Islamic State.