One of the big sticking points between the Sunnis and Shiites in Iraq is where the money has been spent over the last several years. We've pulled the data and mapped out where the international development projects are located.
Fighters from ISIS, the militant Islamist group in Iraq and Syria, have taken over large parts of Iraq and threaten many others. Most ordinary Iraqis can't do much to stop them, but they can turn to a new show called "State of Myths" that mocks the group.
ISIS is funding its war by selling oil from the fields it controls in Iraq and Syria, to the tune of millions of dollars. Strangely enough, the enemies it is fighting are some of the main customers. That complicates the US goal of crippling the ISIS war machine.
This Iraqi decided to become an English teacher while US troops were stationed in his town south of Mosul. When ISIS took over, they forced him — with death threats — to keep teaching, but to teach their version of facts.