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Watch: Turkey’s Parliament Erupts into Another Fistfight

Pro-Kurdish lawmakers are fighting to stay in Parliament.

Argument

How I Became Another Victim of Erdogan’s Press Crackdown

I used to think I couldn’t be affected by Turkey’s shrinking press freedom. I just discovered how wrong I was.

Dispatch

The War Between the Islamic State’s Enemies

Thousands of Yazidis have been saved from the jihadi group, but are now victims of infighting among Kurdish militias and the Iraqi government.

Report

Who Will Rule Mosul?

The operation to recapture the Iraqi city from the Islamic State has turned into a high-stakes political contest for power. And the shooting hasn’t even started.

Report

ISIS Is Using Chemical Weapons Against the Kurds. Why Won’t the U.S. Help?

With ISIS launching chemical attacks, Kurdish leaders in Iraq have issued an appeal to the West for gas masks. But they are still waiting for the gear.

Feature

‘The Peshmerga Isn’t Afraid of ISIS’

Fighting on the front lines, Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers have joined the Iraqi Army in a bloody battle against the Islamic State. But sharing a common enemy doesn’t make them easy allies.

Argument

The Liberation of Mosul Has Begun

But who’s going to lead the fight to take Iraq’s second city back from the Islamic State?

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