1. There's a Lot of Death Around Us. But There's a Lot More Love.


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    Recently, we returned to an ancient Christian community north of Mosul, just after it was liberated from ISIS. What the militants left in their wake when they fled was tragic. The town is destroyed.…

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    • Loving Refugees From a Stable in Iraq


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      At Christmas we tell the story of a Middle Eastern refugee who was born in a stable. This week, you fed Middle Eastern refugees from a stable in Iraq. http://preemptivelove.org/seebeyond

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      • The Boy Who Stood up to ISIS


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        When ISIS came for his grandmother, 10-year-old Samir stood between her and the militants. This is his heroic story. http://preemptivelove.org/seebeyond

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        • Mosul's story is not done


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          In 2014, ISIS marked the homes of Christians in Mosul, Iraq's second largest city. Thousands fled. Today, as Iraqi forces push into Mosul for the first time in two years, the dam is about to…

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          • Empty Refugee Camps East of Mosul, While Families Flee South


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            We visited a refugee camp on the eastern front of the Mosul offensive. What we found were hundreds of empty tents. While some have trickled into this camp—and received month-long supplies of…

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            • Mourning In Baghdad—Let Our Love Be Loud


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              Does anyone get used to this? Nobody sees being shot or bombed as normal—not in Iraq or anywhere. Nobody gets used to raising the black funeral banners, having their friends and family…

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              • Defiant Haditha


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                This is a story of defiance. In the summer of 2014, ISIS seemed invincible, sweeping across Iraq, capturing city after city—Fallujah, Tikrit, Ramadi. In western Iraq, the group captured…

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                • Sisterhood Soap


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                  They lost everything to ISIS. They are mothers. Wives. Daughters. Refugees. They live in tents and shipping containers. But they are not victims. They are our sisters. They have a gift for making…

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                  • Meet The Teachers Defying ISIS With Education


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                    Rita Niazi doesn't need bullets or bombs to threaten ISIS. Just a short drive from the front-line fighting, Rita and her fellow teachers have something far more dangerous to the extremist…

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                    • Challenging ISIS, Poverty, and Cancer. Meet Om Hassan


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                      To ISIS, Om Hassan is a piece of property—a target for kidnapping, abuse, and enslavement. She is someone to be subjugated. To the rest of the world, she’s just another victim. But…

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