At the only official border crossing left between Syria and Iraq, refugee families are split and reunited.
Susannah George is a freelance journalist based in the Middle East covering Iraq and Syria.
It’s not enough for some Kurdish mothers to send their sons off to war against Islamic State. Their daughters are going, too.
Allying themselves with the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, some Lebanese Christians are standing their ground against ISIS.
Never mind what America’s top general said. ISIS was never close to overrunning this strategically crucial location, Iraqi officials claim.