Iraq: What is the strategic importance of Hawija?

Shia Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) and Iraqi army members gathered on the outskirts of Hawija [Reuters]Iraqi forces have captured the town of Hawija and the…

The UN remains deeply concerned for the safety of civilian populations [EN/AR/KU]

From Relief Web, Statement from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, October 9, 2017. (Baghdad, 9 October 2017) – Although the United Nations is relieved…