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Yazidi survivor: 'I was raped every day for six months'

Ekhlas, a Yazidi living in northern Iraq, was 14 when so-called Islamic State held her as a sex slave.

Elderly Iraqi Kurdish men in traditional Kurdish garb sit in the bazaar of Suleimaniyeh, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)-controlled city, some 340km northeast of Baghdad, 17 October 2002

Between 20 and 30 million Kurds make up the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Middle East, but they have never obtained statehood. Here is a guide to some key issues about the Kurds.

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Joy and tears for families reunited in Mosul

Children used as human shields by so-called Islamic State in Mosul are free, but still suffering.

What next for the Islamic State group?

Quentin Sommerville on what might happen to so-called Islamic State now its "caliphate"'s shrinking.