Category: Iraq

The Grayzone news articles and reports on Iraq and the Middle East

Genocide in Iraq: When local Sunni became ISIS and slaughtered their Yazidi neighbors

When ISIS came to butcher the Yazidis of Iraq, they simply went next door.

By Rania Khalek / AlterNet

Continue reading “Genocide in Iraq: When local Sunni became ISIS and slaughtered their Yazidi neighbors”

How ISIS wives helped their husbands rape Yazidi sex slaves

In Iraq, captured Yazidi women were forced to work as domestic servants for ISIS families — and were regularly raped, with the help of wives.

By Rania Khalek / AlterNet

Continue reading “How ISIS wives helped their husbands rape Yazidi sex slaves”

In the field with Yazidi fighters, chilling tales of genocide by ISIS – and more conflict to come

Yazidi fighters are joining the Iraqi-run Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in droves to fight ISIS, and see a new war on the horizon.

By Rania Khalek / AlterNet

Continue reading “In the field with Yazidi fighters, chilling tales of genocide by ISIS – and more conflict to come”