Archived Topic: Iraq Archived Topic: Iraq

Archived Topic: Iraq

Mustafa Abed arrived at the airport in Portland, Ore., on April 17. Severely injured as an infant during the battle to liberate Fallujah from al-Qaida, his leg was amputated and he later received medical treatment in Portland, where he returned for further care almost a decade later. Amanda Lucier for NPR hide caption

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Mustafa Returns: Iraqi Boy's Hope For A Prosthetic Leg Proves Complicated

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A Mosul resident looks at the ruins of a damaged historic house in his neighborhood in Mosul's Old City. The United Nations estimates 8,000 homes were damaged or destroyed in the fighting to take back this section of Iraq's second-biggest city. Jane Arraf / NPR hide caption

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'The Old City Will Come Back Better': Residents Of Mosul Return And Rebuild

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The Um Jurius fire base is near Syria's border and Sinjar mountain, where minority Yazidis fled to escape an ISIS genocide in 2014. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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From Deep In The Iraqi Desert, A New U.S. Fire Base Targets ISIS In Syria

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U.S. service members walk off a helicopter on the runway at Camp Bost in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on September 11, 2017. Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Questioned Over Blackout On War Zone Troop Numbers

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The court in Baghdad where Iraq is trying suspects on terrorism charges. The defendants include more than 500 foreign women married to ISIS fighters. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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ISIS Wives, With Children In Tow, Are Handed Long Jail Sentences Or Death Penalty

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President Trump walks with Kim Yong Chol (left), top deputy to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after their meeting at the White House on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump: Summit With Kim Jong Un Is On For June 12

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A pro-Palestinian protester raises her fist at a rally outside the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The South African demonstrators were just some of those who took to city streets to protest the killing of dozens of people along the Gaza border Monday. Gulshan Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr carry his image as they celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, after the political alliance he backs appeared to gain the most votes in parliamentary elections. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqis Deliver Surprising Results In First Big Election Since ISIS War

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With official results in from just over half of the country's provinces, supporters of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, early Monday. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqis wave flags at a campaign rally for the Fateh Alliance, a coalition that includes Iranian-supported paramilitaries, in Baghdad on May 7. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Almost 7,000 Candidates Are Running For Election This Weekend In Iraq

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The Shorja market in central Baghdad, bustling in early April, was targeted in attacks in 2007. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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15 Years After U.S. Invasion, Some Iraqis Are Nostalgic For Saddam Hussein Era

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Young people take a photo in front of the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, known as the "Heart of Chechnya," and large letters reading "I love Grozny" in central Grozny, Russia, in 2017. Kirill Kudryavtsev /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hardeep Sing (left) and Sushwinder Kaur (center) mourn holding portraits of their son Manjinder Singh, one of the 39 Indian workers whose bodies were found buried northwest of Mosul. Prabhjot Gill/AP hide caption

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Patrick Desbois began investigating Nazi crimes because of his family history. His grandfather was deported to a work camp in Ukraine during World War II but never spoke about what had happened. "So I decided to go there one day," he says, "and that's when I discovered that the Germans shot at a minimum 18,000 Jews, plus gypsies, plus Soviet prisoners. But no one wanted to speak about it." Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Documenting Nazi Crimes, A French Priest Exposes ISIS Attacks On Yazidis

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Najla Hussin and her mother at their makeshift home in a village of displaced Yazidis near Dohuk in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Yazidi Women Finally Go To School, Defying Former ISIS Rulers — And Their Own Parents

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