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Slaves of the Caliphate

The BBC’s Arabic Service follows a young woman as she negotiates to free Yazidi women being held captive by Islamic State fighters in Northern Iraq Slaves of the Caliphate, a compelling documentary made by freelance …

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Policeman of Kirkuk

“Brigadier-General Sarhad Qader has a dangerous job. As police chief of the oil rich region of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq, he’s survived more than a dozen assassination attempts over the years as warring factions competed …

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