Jonathan Rugman 197 items found
The emphasis at the Nato summit has been on forming a new Iraqi government and putting a Muslim, regional face on any "coalition of the willing".
In June, C4 News spoke to Christians forced into hiding after IS militants captured the city of Mosul in Iraq. They told refugees they should "trust" them , and promised not to hurt them.
In an exclusive interview, Yazidi leader Mirza Dinnayi claims Islamic State jihadists killed more than 350 men - far more than the 80 previously reported - and abducted 1,000 women and children.
The Sinjar mountain range is over 45 miles long. Are the Americans saying that the refugees are not spread out any more but have been moved into a concentrated area where they can be counted?
In northern Iraq, the UN estimates that some 30,000 Yazidi refugees are on the move - driven from their homes and villages by the Islamic State fighters. And many of them want to flee Iraq for good.
So far today I have only seen one Iraqi helicopter take off; the others were deployed on bombing missions against IS jihadists. Instead of being loaded with water, they were armed with rockets.
The pilot told me before he took off that he was worried he had too many passengers on board.