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ISIL’s Legacy of Terror: at least 200 Mass Graves

ISIL’s legacy of terror: at least 200 mass graves in Iraq More than 200 mass graves containing the remains of thousands of victims have been discovered in areas formerly controlled by ISIL in Iraq, according to a UN report released Tuesday. The report highlights the legacy of ISIL’s relentless campaign of terror and violence and […]

Video: Mass Grave Horror in Iraqi Desert

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The sinkhole that could be the largest mass grave in Iraq’s latest conflict is barely visible from the road, nothing more than a small depression behind a desert ridge near Mosul. The Islamic State […]

Video: Mass Graves discovered in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. As ISIL fighters retreat from villages and cities in northern Iraq, dozens of mass graves, thought to contain thousands of bodies have been discovered. Yazidi community leaders say the graves are evidence of […]

Video: 470 Bodies Exhumed from Mass Graves

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been executed by jihadists near Tikrit last year in what is known as the Speicher massacre, the health minister said Thursday:

Weekly Security Update for 16th February 2011

Overview Levels of violence have been rising in Iraq over the past four weeks. The increase has been gradual, but consistent and last week saw more than 40 attacks reported countrywide for the first time since mid-December. Recent days have seen a particularly concerning rise in militant activity and social tensions in the northern city […]