Mosul Residents Continue to Escape

The number of displaced people from Mosul continues to grow with the establishment of the operation of West Mosul. The roads are dangerous due to the ISIS (Islamic State) booby traps. On Friday 24th and 25th, Citizens in the right coast neighborhood of Mosul began to leave their homes intensively. While they were leaving their […]

Thousands of Civilians Live at Risk in the Right Side of Mosul

The civil organizations announced that there are thousands of civilians live at risk in the right side of Mosul due to lack of food, water, shelter, and medical care. This announcement was launched after the operation of retaking Mosul started on February 19th, 2017. Lisa Grandi, humanitarian coordinator in Iraq said, “The situation is sad, […]

Doves as a Symbol of Peace

Rashid Faizula had not closed his eyes for a while because he did not want to miss the beautiful view of the pigeon in the sky.  He wanted to identify his pigeon among the eight thousand pigeons flying in the sky of Kirkuk. It was a very special morning for Rashid who had been feeding […]

Rudaw Woman Journalist Shifa Gardi Killed in Mosul

  Rudaw Media Network announced the death of Shifa Gardi, a journalist of the Kurdish TV channel, by a roadside bomb on February 25th, 2017 during her coverage of attacking the western part of Mosul, and her cameraman Younis Mustafa was also injured. According to a statement by Rudaw, who broadcasts from Erbil, Shifa Gardi […]

Miss Kurdistan in Kirkuk: Women and Children First

Miss Kurdistan said that that she has two projects for the city of Kirkuk, focusing on women, children, and the IDPs, especially the Yazidi (Ezidi) survivors from the grip of ISIS. Zhalia Sirwan, Miss Kurdistan said in an interview with KirkukNow that she has special projects for Kirkuk. During a visit to Kirkuk, she said […]

Return of Hope to Nineveh

Erfan Khalil and his friends initiated a campaign to return hope to the people of Bashiqa town and Nineveh province, and ease all the manifestations of war. “Imprint of hope” is the name of their campaign, and they were able to clean the walls of their city from the slogans of the Islamic State (ISIS) […]

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Calls for Disbanding Kirkuk Provincial Council

Members of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in the Kirkuk Provincial Council call for disbanding Kirkuk Provincial Council to put pressure on the central government to hold elections in Kirkuk with the rest of Iraq, however Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) rejects the move. On February 6th, Iraq’s High Electoral Commission excluded Kirkuk and Nineveh […]

Love across the Divide

26-year-old Hawkar Muhammed’s marriage with Shaima Ali was one of the biggest challenges in their lives. Regardless of the opinion of Hawkar’s relatives who first refused the marriage and told him constantly that “Shiite Arabs will not become close to us,” Hawkar managed to bring two families from two different backgrounds close to each other. […]

Oxfam: Two Thousand Civilians Died or Wounded in Mosul Operation

Oxfam said that around 2,000 civilians were killed or injured in the first three months of the offensive to recapture Mosul and over 190,000 people fled their homes, although around 30,000 have now returned. According to the international agency, an estimated 750,000 people are trapped in western Mosul without any safe means of escape from […]

ISIS burn 15 Member of Iraqi Forces with their Families

ISIS militants in Hawija burn 15 members of the Iraqi security forces with their families after they had fallen in an ambush of ISIS several days earlier, according to the local tribal forces. 350 civilian of Hawija fell in the hands of ISIS when they tried to flee to Kirkuk on the night of February7th; […]

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