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Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 2d ago

Thousands of Mosul children in grave danger

An estimated 50,000 children are in grave danger as the fighting in Mosul enters what is likely to be its deadliest phase yet, warns Save the Children. As the offensive moves into the densel...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 2d ago

Mosul, Iraq: Nowhere safe for civilians

The battle for Mosul is growing fiercer every day. In the narrow streets of the city’s old quarter, tens of thousands of civilians are still trapped. Staying could mean dying, but trying to ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 2d ago

#WITHREFUGEES: KHALIDA’S STORY

“I’m from Mosul originally. My parents and grandparents are from the city, and I met my husband there and set up a home near the centre to raise my family. But despite it being home, we knew...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 2d ago

The Young Artists Erasing Extremist History In Central Iraq

Since April this year a strange group of men have been touring the streets of the central Iraqi city of Fallujah. They are an art teacher and four of his students. Haytham al-Jumaili, who do...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 2d ago

Pioneering program makes aerial survey of Iraqi antiquities

Iraq, together with UNESCO, has concluded a comprehensive aerial survey of Iraqi heritage destroyed by the Islamic State (IS), paving the way for further cooperation to restore various Iraqi...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

Saving ancient Christian cultures…one story at a time

Ancient artifacts. Centuries-old legends. Prayers dating back to the time of Christ. An enemy seeking to destroy it all. And a team of dedicated scholars trying to save the memories before i...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

Civilians living in “penury and panic” as Mosul battle rages

An estimated 100,000 civilians are effectively being held as human shields by ISIS fighters in West Mosul, where they are living in conditions of “penury and panic” without food, water or fu...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

Urban Warfare: No one is spared as cities become battlefields

21st century wars are taking place in cities: urban warfare has become the norm, the battles are in people’s homes, on their doorsteps, in their streets, their schools, and their hospitals. ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

Iraq: Mental health needs mount after years of war

Iraq's recent history has been dominated by wars. Generations of Iraqis have grown up in shattered families, living in camps or among the rubble of their home towns. Each conflict has left i...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

How British Creativity can Help Iraq

As middle Eastern economies begin to realise dependency on oil is no longer an option, they are diversifying their economies and evolving their cultures to position for the future, key is cr...