Network of Iraqi Reporters for Investigative Journalism

Network of Iraqi Reporters for Investigative Journalism

ISIS’s Real Estate Empire: Security, Financial Investment, And Recurring Manipulation of Properties

  Investigation by Nozt Shemdeen and Omran Dhahi   A task seen by so many as impossible and apologetically rejected by dozens of employees had eventually been...

Sectarian Wars… Redraw Iraq’s Demographic Map

Ethnic Differences Triumph over National Unity   By Abbas Abdul Kareem   In a small home on the road extending between Karbala and Najaf,   a Shiite Turkman...

Talafar.. Gateway to Sectarian War Ripping Turkmen Unity Apart

  1200 Kidnapped Citizens Entering World of Unknown Destiny, Half of Whom Women and Children   Ninnoy / Jafar Al Talafarry   Kareem Qassim, a 30-year old...

ISIS Cadets.. Absence of Post-Liberation Plans Lay Mines for Unknown Future

Investigative Report by Muhammad Awad Early in June, 2015, and inside the children recruitment center in the city of Mosul, some IS fighters blindfolded Mahmoud Ibrahim...

“Caliphate Cadets”: eyes within towns, suicide bombers on battlefronts

“Caliphate Cadets”: eyes within towns, suicide bombers on battlefronts, nucleus of a new generation of extremists recruited by IS   Investigative report...

Teenagers Amongst Ranks of Popular Front Fighters – ” I’ll die before you dad.” said a lad fighter while kidding with his father

Lamyaa Ahmad and Saad Alwarddi In the region of Karma, at the northern entry to Basra Governorate, a large sign was fixed at the top of a lamp post by ”...

Clans of Nineveh and “Caliphate State”… Intertwining Economical Interests Imposed By Inhabitants’ Needs And Battle Necessities

Adel Kamal and Mohammad Ouad In a small shop in Al-Ba’aj town, west of Nineveh, close to the Syrian borders, Jameel Al-Matuttee carries on his trade activity, which...

Nineveh’s Tribes and Caliphate State… Networks of Mutual Interests and Old Balances, Drawing up Map of Influence, Power and Latent Weaknesses

How ISIS established its state through exploiting tribes’ influence!! Adel Kamal and Mohammad Ouad With their index fingers held upright, Sheikhs of tribes appear...

From the city of coexistence to ‘the Caucasian immigrants’ territory’ and incubator of organization leaders.

Photos and voices from the Turkmen city of Talafar which was occupied by ISIS who settled its ‘indigenous Turks’ in it. Abbas Abdul Kareem / Ninoy In...

A year after Catastrophe… Iraqi Christians between mallet of staying home and anvil of immigration to the unknown

Bassem Francis – Saman Noah Two thousand years after coexistence, worship and psalmodies, Christians have no existence there, churches’ bells no longer...