Secession seems to be in the air, in places as disparate as Iraq, Ukraine, and Scotland. Why can't people just secede whenever they want?
Spread across several countries in the Middle East, the Kurdish people tend to be left out of the news, which is dominated by the violence surrounding them. Tara looks at their history, and their prospects today for independence.
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
With the terror group ISIS making a bid to overrun Iraq, the U.S. is sending 300 "military advisors" into the country. What's their job and who are they?
No doubt you're hearing the term "ISIS" all over the news each day. While clearly it's a terrorist organization, things get more complicated, and frightening, once you know more about them better. Tara has the details on ISIS in this DNews Explainer.
Deeply disturbing images show Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants executing soldiers or security force members. AFP explains why they ran them.
A soldier with mental health issues killed three people and wounded 16 before turning the gun on himself.
A large living coral reef has just been found in the coastal waters of Iraq.
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