Robbing ISIS of its last stronghold in Iraq would mean depriving it of a safe haven for planning international terrorism, says German politician Ruprecht Polenz.
Despite military defeat in the region, the "Islamic State" militant group can still "mount attacks inside Syrian territory," according to a UN report. In Iraq, the group "remains active" hiding out in desert areas.
The "Islamic State" group was able to conquer Iraq's second-largest city in June 2014 because it had supporters inside Mosul. How do victims and perpetrators live together today? An appraisal a year after liberation.
Iraqi courts are sentencing foreigners who have belonged to the "Islamic State" group. DW traces the story of two of them, Lamia K. and her daughter Nadia. Both were handed life sentences in Baghdad this year.
Where can Iraq's Yazidis live in the future? Their home, Sinjar, has been liberated, but the "Islamic State" genocide that began on August 3, 2014, has left an indelible mark on their city. Sandra Petersmann reports.
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