Iraq: ISIS Escapees Describe Systematic Rape

April 15, 2015 0

New York – HRW – The extremist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS) has carried out systematic rape and other sexual violence against Yezidi women and girls in northern Iraq. Human Rights Watch conducted […]


Australia to send more troops to Iraq

April 14, 2015 0

Australia will send another 330 soldiers to Iraq on Wednesday in a training mission set to last two years. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the troops would be partnered with 100 New Zealand military personnel. […]


Meet the Women Taking the Battle to ISIS

April 3, 2015 0

A colorful scarf is all that is left of Cicek Derek, who was 17 when she died a few months ago in the besieged city of Kobani, Syria, where her compatriots were unable to retrieve […]


Official: 1,500 North Caucasus people fight in Iraq, Syria

March 28, 2015 0

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian official says about 1,500 residents of Russia’s North Caucasus are fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Sergei Melikov, President Vladimir Putin’s envoy to the North Caucasus, […]

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