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Quentin Sommerville is the BBC’s Middle East correspondent
For decades the country has been brutalised by dictatorship, war, corruption and unemployment. Now Iraq’s young people are risking their lives again to bring about a political revolution
Six thousand Yazidis were enslaved by IS and many of them were murdered. One family was devastated by the barbarism – and yet miraculously reunited.
IS has been reduced to a small encampment in Baghouz – a tent city where hundreds of fighters and 2,000 civilians, surrounded on all sides, wait for the inevitable end.
Suddenly there was a buzzing overhead, followed by two loud explosions. It was an IS drone, dropping grenades.
Truck bombs and drone warfare in the fight to take back Iraq’s second city from Islamic State.
The street-by-street battle against Islamic State for control of Iraq’s second city.
As the roots of Isis grow deeper, support for the group is increasing.