Humanitarian crisis looms in shadow of Tal Afar battle

Iraqi forces have made gains in their efforts to retake Tal Afar, yet civilians within the city are suffering as a humanitarian crisis emerges from the conflict.  The Islamic State group captured Tal Afar in 2014, but the US-supported campaign to rout them has pushed them into the confines of the city centre.  Concerns about endangering… Read More Humanitarian crisis looms in shadow of Tal Afar battle

ISIS Carry Out Perhaps Their Most Bloody Massacre Yet

    Despite being pushed onto the back-foot in recent campaigns, designed to crackdown on the group, ISIS has struck again. In another of the Islamist faction’s merciless assaults, jihadists stormed the city of Deir Al-Zor over the weekend, carrying out suicide bombings, car bombings, executions, and kidnappings. While different reports indicate varying death tolls,… Read More ISIS Carry Out Perhaps Their Most Bloody Massacre Yet