Life Under ISIS

The true lives of Iraqi citizens living under the new dominion of the Islamic State.

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Portrait of an Artist in an Endless War

After her father is murdered and ISIS rampages her hometown, a 22-year-old art student tries desperately to pick up the pieces.

Meet a Kurdish Commander Who Stares Down ISIS Every Day

For hundreds of years, Hussein Yazdanpana’s family has fought for freedom from an endless array of enemy forces. But today’s battle is truly one for the ages.

An English Teacher’s Escape from ISIS

After the Islamic State overruns his hometown, a militiaman turned educator makes a harrowing decision to bring his family to freedom.