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Conflict Causing Mental Anguish for Many Iraqi Children

The offensive by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq has displaced an estimated 2 million people, and psychiatrists say as many as half of them may be suffering psychological effects from their ordeal. The children are no exception. Zeinab Samir, 10, is one of the 3,000 residents of the Baharke Camp for displaced people near Irbil. She is angry at the Islamic State, known in the area as Daesh, for driving her family and friends from their homes. “First we lost our school. Then...

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