IRAQ

From Syria to Iraq, how is COVID-19 outbreak affecting Middle East conflicts?

It remains unclear what the coronavirus pandemic's impact will be on the multiple wars roiling the Middle East. Here is an overview of the impact so far on the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq. 

published on : 5th April 2020

Islamic State reverting to insurgency tactics after losing caliphate

Nearly defeated on the battlefields, IS  has reverted to what it was before its spectacular conquests in 2014 - a shadowy insurgent network that targets civilian populations with guerrilla-style attacks and exploits state weaknesses.

published on : 12th October 2018

After fall of ISIS, Iraq's cities in ruins, little cash to rebuild

Three years of war devastated much of northern and western Iraq, Baghdad estimates $100 billion is needed for the nationwide reconstruction.

published on : 2nd January 2018