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Iraq’s Children of Caliphate Face Stateless Future

By Stephen Kalin DEBAGA, Iraq, Nov 15  – Ali and Sara, born in Daesh’s self-styled caliphate in northern Iraq, escaped to a camp for displaced people only to confront a new challenge — with no identity documents, they risk joining a generation of stateless children. After seizing large parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria in

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Daesh Seeks News Blackout in Mosul as Iraqi Army Nears

By Stephen Kalin MAKHMOUR, Iraq, May 4 – For Iraqis living in the Daesh stronghold of Mosul, news is dwindling about the U.S.-backed army massing to the south for an assault on the city that could begin this year. Soon after Iraqi forces established a foothold in the Makhmour area in February, about 60 km (40

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