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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
12 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Bahirka
By Jawdat Ahmed
04 Jul 2017

Germany country gift 20 cavil ambulance for ministry of Peshmerga for front line in the next meeting Germany military suggest gift 14 ambulance in the next near

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Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
By Jawdat Ahmed
18 Apr 2016

Atheel al-Nujaifi is an Iraqi politician. He was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015. Nujaifi was born into a Moslawi family in 1958.

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Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
By Jawdat Ahmed
18 Apr 2016

Atheel al-Nujaifi is an Iraqi politician. He was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015. Nujaifi was born into a Moslawi family in 1958.

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Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
By Jawdat Ahmed
18 Apr 2016

Atheel al-Nujaifi is an Iraqi politician. He was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015. Nujaifi was born into a Moslawi family in 1958.

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Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
By Jawdat Ahmed
18 Apr 2016

Atheel al-Nujaifi is an Iraqi politician. He was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015. Nujaifi was born into a Moslawi family in 1958.

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Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
By Jawdat Ahmed
18 Apr 2016

Atheel al-Nujaifi is an Iraqi politician. He was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015. Nujaifi was born into a Moslawi family in 1958.

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Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
By Jawdat Ahmed
18 Apr 2016

Atheel al-Nujaifi is an Iraqi politician. He was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015. Nujaifi was born into a Moslawi family in 1958.

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Iraq: Swiss Priest Cares for Christia...
Sulaimaniya, Iraq
By Nils Metzger
02 Apr 2015

In August 2014, the Islamic State captured a number of Iraqi Christian towns in the area surrounding Mosul, among them Karakosh, the largest Iraqi city with a Christian majority. Most of its 50,000 inhabitants fled within a couple of hours on August and left most of their belongings behind. Today, more than 100,000 of the already shrinking population of Iraqi Christians have become internally displaced persons (IDPs) or fled to other countries. While most of the IDPs have found refuge in Ankawa, the Christian quarter of Erbil and two large refugee camps near the city of Dohuk, a small monastery in Sulaimaniya opened its doors for more than 200 refugees who have now been living in this very crowded place for more than half a year. A single Swiss monk takes care of them.

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Life in the Largest Syrian Refugee Ca...
Erbil
By Younes Mohammad
30 Mar 2015

March 30, 2015

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan



Syrian refugees fled their country and arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan looking for assistance and a safe place to settle after the heavy clashes between the YPG and Al-Nusra front that took place in Rojava. The Kawrgosk refugee camp is currently the largest in Iraq but many of the refugees prefer to live on the outskirts of the city of Erbil. Iraq has recorded a total of 19, 844 Syrian refugees in the camps and aid is distributed to them by the UN, NGOs, and local and national bodies.

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German Coalition Advisors Train Peshm...
Peshmerga Training Base outside of Erbil KTCC camp
By Jeffry Ruigendijk
18 Mar 2015

B-roll of target practice and interviews with German trainers and Peshmerga trainees near Erbil.

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Kurdish Gunsmith Fights ISIS with Rep...
Erbil
By Jeffry Ruigendijk
03 Mar 2015

The Kurds’ war against the so-called Islamic State may be grabbing headlines for the battles on the frontline, but far from the fighting the conflict has been good business for 36-year-old Kurdish Erbil gunsmith Bakhtiar Sadr ad-Din Aziz.

Aziz specializes in repairs and custom guns for the Kurds, and Peshmerga are lining up to pick up one of his custom creations, or just to get fixes done on one of their aging AK-47s, M16s or DShK heavy machine guns.

Bakhtiar’s shop is located in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil’s central bazar, and Bakhtiar said it is a family business that was owned by his father, who was once imprisoned by the Saddam Hussein regime for supporting the Peshmerga.

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Downtown Erbil
By Osie Greenway
02 Mar 2015

The Kurds’ war against the so-called Islamic State may be grabbing headlines for the battles on the frontline, but far from the fighting the conflict has been good business for 36-year-old Kurdish Erbil gunsmith Bakhtiar Sadr ad-Din Aziz.

Aziz specializes in repairs and custom guns for the Kurds, and Peshmerga are lining up to pick up one of his custom creations, or just to get fixes done on one of their aging AK-47s, M16s or DShK heavy machine guns. 

Bakhtiar’s shop is located in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil’s central bazar, and Bakhtiar said it is a family business that was owned by his father, who was once imprisoned by the Saddam Hussein regime for supporting the Peshmerga.

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Iraqi Assyrians Denounce ISIS Transgr...
Erbil
By Jeffry Ruigendijk
23 Feb 2015

Opinions of Assyrians in Erbil, Iraq about the abduction of 150 Assyrians in Syria and the destruction of historical artifacts in Mosul.

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Makhmour
By Jeffry Ruigendijk
21 Feb 2015

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In the evening of Feb. 21st, IS launched their second attack in three days on the Makhmour District 35 miles south of Erbil. The Makhmour District is important to the IS because it is their lifeline to Kirkuk and Mosul. Around 21.00 PM an estimated 200 IS fighters entered the village of Tel Rim. After 3 hours of fighting and 8 airstrikes 63 IS fighters died and IS retreated.

This footage shows Makhmour commander Najat Ali Salih arriving in Tel Rim on the morning of 22 Feb. He surveys the village and boasts about knowing about the attack beforehand because of his IS spies. After seeing many dead IS fighters he leaves the town. On the road back one of the Humvees in his convoy hits an IED and three wounded Peshmerga are driven off.

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Kurds React to Islamic State Executio...
Streets of Erbil
By Andrew Nunn
05 Feb 2015

Following the Tuesday release of a video showing a Jordanian fighter pilot being burned alive by IS, Iraq's Kurds, engaged in their own fight against the jihadi group, express their reactions. Most call IS' tactics unacceptable and un-Islamic, but are still weary of Arab involvement in the war against ISIS.

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80, Al Kuwayr,Iraq
By Arshed
10 Jan 2015

January 11, 2015
Gwer, Iraqi-Kurdistan

Peshmerga fighters watch as coalition airstrikes hit ISIS positions near the town of Gwer, a town 40km southwest of Erbil.

Fighting between the Peshmerga and ISIS has been ongoing for the last few days but the Peshmerga, with the help of coalition airstrikes, have managed to hold off ISIS attacks and maintain control over the town.

The town of Gwer is likely to be the launch pad for any future attempt by Kurdish and Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city. The surrounding area is also of strategic importance because of the oil refineries and power plants located there.

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Kurdish Women Military Training
Erbil
By mushtaq mohammed
14 Dec 2014

December 14, 2014
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

Special units of Kurdish women fighters train with the Peshmerga to fight against ISIS. Video shows the women practicing with various weapons and methods of warfare.

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tuzkhurmatu, iraq
By Arianna Pagani
28 Aug 2014

28 August 2014, Tuz Khurmatu distance about 75 km south of Kirkuk. The Kurdish army launches a mortar to the city occupied by the militants of the Islamic State. The soldiers who were outside the base to help the peshmerga who had been sent on ahead, come back at the end of the fight. No deaths and no injuries.

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Palestinians in Iraq Displaced Repeat...
Erbil
By Jawdat Ahmed
28 Aug 2014

Palestinians, who fled their home country in 1948 and settled in Iraq, have been displaced again in their adopted country. The families left Palestine after the creation of the state of Israel and set up residency in Mosul. They were persecuted under the regime of Saddam Hussein and denied rights of ownership given to regular Iraqi citizens. Despite this they stayed in Mosul for years until ISIS fighters took over the city and encouraged them to fight with them under the pretense of giving the Palestinians a state (Islamic State).

After they refused, the Palestinians fled Mosul to the Khazer refugee camp in the Kalak region, 50km east of Erbil, on the Iraqi-Syrian border, along with other refugees from northern Iraq. However ISIS forces kept advancing, taking over more towns in the region, which lead to the Kurdish Peshmerga evacuating the refugees from the area. They moved the Palestinians to the Baharka camp near Erbil, where they are sheltering for now.

Ibrahim, Palestinian father (man, Arabic):

“At first let me tell you that we are Palestinians, and we have been suffering continuously from 1948 until now. We have been persecuted and treated unjustly since then. Even during the rule of Saddam Hussein, Palestinians used to suffer as well. We weren't allowed to have Iraqi nationality, we couldn't own a house, and we couldn't own anything under our names. Even when Hussein was overthrown and the new regime took control we still suffered. To Arabs in general, Palestinians are terrorists. Anywhere we go, we are always treated in a negative way, once we show our IDs that say that we are Palestinian, the way they treat us changes.

The day the fighters came into Mosul, you can call them whatever you want “ISIS” or “IS” or anything, they already had information that we are Palestinian. They came to us asking us to fight with them, under the pretext that we are oppressed, and that they will help us have our own state. Of course we couldn't allow our children to join the fighting, or else they will be considered terrorists and will probably end up dead, but we had no other choice, no one can argue with them. If we had we would be treated as apostates. They told us we have two days to make our children join the fighting. Even if they can't fight, they will train them and give them salaries. We, the decision makers in the community, held a meeting and decided to flee the area the next day to the Khazer camp.

Our situation is not safe, if the next day Mosul is freed [from ISIS], the government will tell us to go back, but when we are in Mosul, our lives are in danger. Since we are Palestinian, the Iraqi government will treat us as terrorists. If we go to Mosul today, ISIS will punish us because we didn't fight on their side. Either way, our situation in Iraq is dangerous, we thank God we're in Kurdistan now, but our future is unknown. We demand the UNHCR to settle us in another country, because our future here is unstable.”

Ali, Palestinian father (man, Arabic):

“We ask the UN and the Human rights associations to look after us, and take us out of the country. We suffered a lot since we came here. Ever since I was born in this country, I didn't know peace or stability; we have no rights at all. We demand the UN to take us out of Iraq.

We came to this refugee camp without a thing, not even a dollar. We decided to look for a job in order to survive. We are living all together, 8 families supporting and helping each other.

The state of Palestine has provided nothing for us since 1948. We always wished the Palestinian president and the government would look out for us. The only thing we got from any Palestinian official was the official form to get into Erbil easily and that was given by the Palestinian ambassador, here in Iraq.”

Shot list:

00:00 - 01:26 Various shots of Khazer refugee camp and Peshmerga forces
01:27 - 02:16 Various shots of Baharka refugee camp and cutaways of the Palestinian families
08:52 - 10:15 (End) Various shots of Baharka refugee camp and refugees

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frontline in Tuz Khurmatu, Iraq
tuzkhurmatu, iraq
By Arianna Pagani
28 Aug 2014

28 August 2014, Tuz Khurmatu distance about 75 km south of Kirkuk. The Kurdish army launches a mortar to the city occupied by the militants of the Islamic State. The soldiers who were outside the base to help the peshmerga who had been sent on ahead, come back at the end of the fight. No deaths and no injuries.

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Frontline Bashiqa
Bashiqah, Governatorato di Ninawa, Iraq
By Arianna Pagani
26 Aug 2014

Between cohabitation and turns the military are able to find moments of fun. Some soldiers playing dominoes in tents.

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Frontline Bashiqa
Bashiqah, Governatorato di Ninawa, Iraq
By Arianna Pagani
26 Aug 2014

Every soldier doing his job harder. Many of them come from cities that have been invaded by the army of Islamic state. They perceive a salary and their work shifts are approximately 10 days.