By Tracey Shelton
The Central Marsh used to be full of water and life. Now, many locals have been forced to migrate from the cracked, bare earth that surrounds their villages. This time, climate change, poor water management, and dams further upstream are among the culprits.
By Ibrahim Saleh
Iraq's Al-Wataniya Bloc, led by Vice President Iyad Allawi, announced its refusal on Friday to join any political coalition based on religion or ethnicity.
By Ben Kew
The Assyrian Church in Syria may have paid more than a million dollars to the Islamic State (ISIS) in extortion fees, the New York Times claimed in a report Wednesday.