Iraq's Widows Struggle With New Roles in Post-IS Mosul
With thousands of men killed in combat, the war against the Islamic State terror group has expanded the work done by women. In the more conservative parts of Iraq, women usually do household work while men work outside. Um Inas is an example of how the war has turned this entrenched tradition upside down. VOA’s Kawa Omar reports from the region in this story narrated by Namo Abdulla.
A center run by U.S.-backed forces in northeast Syria is offering help to rehabilitate the children of Islamic State fighters, who are held in detention camps and prisons. VOA’s Zana Omer filed this report from Tel Marouf, Syria narrated by Sirwan Kajjo.
Iraqi refugees at the al-Hol camp in northeast Syria are voicing concerns about the growing violence inside the camp, which hosts thousands of people, including families of Islamic State (IS) foreign fighters.Over the weekend, an Iraqi refugee was killed, and three others were seriously injured in an attack by a…
Police in Turkey are investigating circumstances leading to the recent killings of seven members of a Kurdish family. Rights groups and experts say the Turkish government should act swiftly to prevent ethnic tensions. VOA's Sirwan Kajjo reports from Washington.Camera: Eyyup Demir
People in Afghanistan have chanted "Allahu Akbar," or God is great, as a protest against the Taliban's attacks on some cities in Afghanistan. VOA's Sayed Hasib Maududi filed this report, narrated by Roshan Noorzai.Camera: Sayed Hasib Maududi