T/iraq

  1. Can a Greek Tragedy Help Heal a Scarred City? Theater, April 17

    On the ground with the provocative stage director Milo Rau, who brought together European and Iraqi actors for a take on “The Oresteia” set in Mosul.

  2. Ralph Solecki, Who Found Humanity in Neanderthals, Dies at 101 Obituaries, April 11

    Dr. Solecki’s archaeological research at Shanidar Cave in Iraq found that Neanderthals cared for the ailing and buried their dead with flowers.

  3. German Woman Goes on Trial in Death of 5-Year-Old Girl Held as ISIS Slave World, April 9

    In one of the highest-profile cases against a female ISIS member, German prosecutors accused the defendant and her husband of holding a 5-year-old Yazidi girl as a slave and letting her die of thirst.

  4. The Secret Death Toll of America’s Drones Opinion, March 30

    President Trump is making it harder to know how many civilians the government kills by remote control.

  5. The American Intervention Against ISIS Is Just Another Chapter of an Endless War Magazine, March 29

    Despite the proclaimed victory against the Islamic State, the long war will continue.

  6. The Paranoid Center Opinion, March 26

    The Russia panic shows us how a paranoid style can take root in the heart of the American establishment.

  7. ISIS Is Like a Chronic Disease Opinion, March 25

    It can be managed but never really cured.

  8. Iraq Ferry Accident Sets Off Political Upheaval in Mosul World, March 24

    After a ferry disaster that killed at least 97, Parliament fired the governor of Nineveh Province and replaced him with a “crisis cell” to improve government services and root out endemic corruption.

  9. Its Territory May Be Gone, but the U.S. Fight Against ISIS Is Far From Over U.S., March 24

    Thousands of Islamic State fighters are still at large in Iraq and Syria, rearming and regrouping. And the group pose threats elsewhere, in Afghanistan, West Africa and the Philippines.

  10. After a Deadly Ferry Accident, a Grim Vigil at an Iraqi Morgue World, March 23

    At least 97 people have died in the accident, which turned a festive Kurdish New Year celebration this week into a scene of horror.

  11. The Islamic State Has Not Been Defeated Opinion, March 23

    Make no mistake: The group will be back unless the conditions that gave birth to it are addressed.

  12. ISIS Caliphate Crumbles as Last Village in Syria Falls World, March 23

    American-backed forces took the last remnant of territory under Islamic State rule in Syria, but signs of the group’s resurgence are already visible.

  13. The Art of War: ‘Promote World Peace...Kill Everyone!’ Magazine, March 22

    Readers share their photos of wartime graffiti from Iraq and Afghanistan and explain why it resonated with them.

  14. Scores of Holiday Revelers Killed as Overloaded Ferry Sinks in Iraq World, March 21

    The vessel, carrying Iraqis celebrating the Kurdish New Year, sank in the Tigris River near Mosul, killing at least 94 people.

  15. The Evolution of ISIS: From a State to a Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  16. The Evolution of ISIS: From a State to a Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  17. The Evolution of ISIS: From a State to a Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  18. The Evolution of ISIS: From a Rogue State to a Tiny Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.