Between Iraq and a Wet Place: Weather now threatens Yazidi refugees
A Yazidi refugee camp in Khanek (photo: Saad al-Avdal)
Surviving winter after surviving ISIS: A testimony by a Yazidi refugee
'Last week, as the first rains hit Iraqi Kurdistan, the Yazidi refugee camps quickly became mud traps. Should refugees not be put in caravans, these camps could potentially become the site of the next disaster to befall the Yazidis.'
Source: Plus 972
Iran Proposes Axis against ISIL to Iraqi PM Abadi as alternative to US Coalition
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke to Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi about an anti-ISIL axis including Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq that would be led by Iran, as an alternative to the US-led coalition proposed by President Barack Obama.
Source: Informed Comment
Five Times We Were Proud To Be Lebanese
This Beiruti blogger decides to take a break from raggin' on her country and people and instead, looking at those things they are dang proud of!
Iran's Conservative Media See a Reformist Plot in Coverage of Acid Attacks Against Women
Newspapers associated with conservatives in Iran have remained oddly silent or limited in their coverage of the acid attacks in Isfahan.
Source: Global Voices Online