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Is an ISIS/al-Qaeda Merger on the Cards?

Iraq's vice president says the two jihadi groups have been in discussions, but while dialogue is one thing, a prospective alliance...

ISIS

Long-term threat of Iraq's Shia militias

The incorporation of the predominantly Shia Popular Mobilisation Units as a government entity operating alongside the army has rai...

Iraq
Fighters from the Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia in Basra.

The Calm Before the Mosul Storm

For months, both Iraqi and allied forces, and ISIS, were poised for the Mosul offensive....

Iraq