Christians from the Nineveh Plains celebrated Easter like this... in churches still burned by the Islamic State, like this one in Qaraqosh. They also celebrated like this... without fear of walking once again along the streets they had to flee when the terrorist group came to kill them.
By Eric Schmitt
The United States-led air campaign to hunt down the last pockets of Islamic State militants in eastern Syria has effectively ground to a halt in the past two months after the allies lost their most effective battleground partner, stalling a critical phase of the offensive.
In Iraq, women and girls who have been kidnapped, raped, abused, enslaved, and forcibly displaced are facing enormous challenges in rebuilding their lives.
Kurdish authorities said 1.4 million Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDPs) and Syrian refugees have been resettled in the Kurdistan Region since fight against Islamic State (ISIS) began in both countries.
Brussels has invited some 85 governments and non-governmental agencies to raise funds for humanitarian aid, limited reconstruction and demining of shattered cities.
By Taner Akçam
The Armenian Genocide: 'Turkey's denial defines its present' This is the text of a speech to mark the anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide that was delivered to the Swedish parliament on Tuesday by Turkish historian Taner Akçam, chair in Armenian Genocide Studies at the Strassler Center for...