Fazel Hawramy in Mula Abdula Al-Monitor , 25 Feb 2015 “How are the skies?” a gruff voice asks in Iraqi Arabic dialect. “The skies are clear,” is the reply, after a crackle of static on the walkie-talkie through which a Kurdish major is listening to the conversation between two Islamic State (IS) militants on the other side of this front line, southwest […]

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Fazel Hawramy for Al-Monitor , January 29, 2015 For Ibtisam, a 15-year-old Yazidi girl, the six months after the Islamic State […]

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Fazel Hawramy in the Qandil mountains, 29 December 2014 The Guardian Iraq must remain a united country in order to defeat the jihadis […]

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Fazel Hawramy on Mount Sinjar The Guardian , 22 December 2014     Kurdish peshmerga forces backed by US-led air strikes pushed Islamic State […]

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