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Death of analyst comes as severe blow to freedom of expression and peaceful coexistence.
Open access social media survey reflects fear and confusion over misinformation.
Fears that the toll from abuse during lockdown could be higher than from the virus itself.
The crisis has brought a rare degree of cooperation and comradeship.
Social media campaigners raise awareness and encourage resilience in meeting Covid-19 challenge.
4 Jul 14
Villagers given stark choice – run or be killed.
1 Jul 14
Sunni insurgents are at the gates, yet main parliamentary factions focus on tactical manoeuvring for top posts.
25 Jun 14
"They left everything behind and ran for their lives.”
17 Jun 14
Insurgents still hold Mosul and other key Sunni towns.
14 Jun 14
Reports of fight-back come as Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric calls for volunteers to fight insurgents.
13 Nov 13
Continuing conflict keeps many focused on emigration.
18 Oct 13
Third force now in second place, upsetting long tradition of power being contested or shared between two big parties.
12 Aug 13
Most want a system that lets them handpick politicians, but none is prepared to say so out loud.
3 Jul 13
Will erosion of the State of Law party help shape a new kind of politics?
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For almost three years, while her home city of Mosul was under occupation by so-called Islamic State (IS), Tahani Salih kept a daily diary documenting their crimes.
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