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Global Voices

7 Jan 15
Female leaders from seven countries given skills to conceptualise and plan work on political participation and rights.
7 Jan 15
Training opens police officers' eyes to the importance of community outreach.
30 Oct 14
Caught between Islamic State and the Iraqi military, residents of city in Iraq’s Anbar province describe daily struggle.
25 Sep 14
Islamic State members slaughtered hundreds of Shia inmates after overrunning Mosul jail.
Christian refugees at a church in Ankawa. (Photo: Ali Adil)
11 Sep 14
Displaced families find safe haven in Kurdish region but future offers little hope.
Iraqi troops look in good shape on parade in Baghdad in 2009. (Photo: Commons)
26 Aug 14
"Our commanders departed from the base and left us alone," says soldier who evaded death at ISIS's hands.
Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki. (Photo: Muhannad Fala'ah/Getty Images)
15 Aug 14
After eight years, Nuri al-Maliki resigns after initially saying he won't.
Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki. (Photo:  Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
11 Aug 14
If it goes through, appointment will unblock Iraqi politics, though current prime minister hasn't conceded defeat yet.
Nadim Shehadi of Chatham House (left) with IWPR's Ammar al-Shahbander. (Photo: IWPR)
23 Jul 14
Experts at IWPR briefing highlight dangerous implications of Islamist force’s rise in Syria and Iraq.
A  temporary camp at Kalak for people displaced by fighting in and around Mosul. June 24, 2014. (Photo: Spencer Platt/copyright Getty Images)
21 Jul 14
Families flee as insurgents threaten dire consequences for non-Sunni groups.