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June 20th, 2014
09:22 PM ET

Secret video of ISIS smuggled out by wanted man

A man who fled from Mosul, Iraq, shows CNN Senior International Correspondent Arwa Damon video that provides a rare glimpse into how ISIS is winning - and then ruling - over people in the cities they seize.

Filed under: Arwa Damon • Iraq • Terror
June 16th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Gruesome video shows executions by ISIS

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has stepped up their brutal propaganda campaign. The deadly terror group, on a rampage across Iraq, just released a gruesome new video that shows members interrogating and killing prisoners. CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Iraq.

Filed under: Arwa Damon • International affairs • Iraq • Terror
June 10th, 2014
07:37 PM ET

Iraq under a "state of emergency"

Iraq's second largest city and a major cultural center, Mosul has fallen into the hands of the world's most brutal terrorist organization - a former al Qaeda affiliate called ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. CNN's Arwa Damon reports on the bloodshed in Iraq as the country is torn apart.

MORE: Iraqi soldiers, police drop weapons, flee posts

Filed under: Arwa Damon • International affairs • Terror
January 6th, 2014
06:43 PM ET

On the hunt for elephant poachers

Throughout the jungles and across the savannahs of Africa, elephants are being slaughtered in the devastating ivory trade. But in one national park, the poachers are the prey - as eco-guards patrol the jungle, on the hunt for them. CNN's Arwa Damon is on the ground in the Republic of Congo, with an extraordinary look inside the battle to stop the ivory trade and save the elephants.

Filed under: Arwa Damon • elephants • Nature • Republic of Congo
September 23rd, 2013
08:20 PM ET

Horror stories from Kenyan mall emerge

CNN's Arwa Damon talks to eyewitnesses from inside the brutal attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Filed under: al-Shabaab • Arwa Damon • Kenya • Nairobi Mall Shooting
August 7th, 2013
10:52 AM ET

First charges in Benghazi attack

CNN's Arwa Damon describes her interview with Ahmed Abu Khallah, who was just charged in the Benghazi attack.

RELATED STORY: First criminal charges filed in Benghazi attack probe

Filed under: Arwa Damon • Benghazi • Libya
November 29th, 2012
02:47 PM ET

Rare report: CNN crew inside Syria

CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon reports on her rare visit with opposition fighters in Northern Syria.

Filed under: Arwa Damon • Syria
August 23rd, 2012
05:57 PM ET

Syria's Bloody Conflict Spreading

CNN's Arwa Damon reports on Syria's ongoing violence spilling into neighboring countries and causing a refugee crisis.

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Filed under: Arwa Damon • Syria
June 14th, 2012
04:25 PM ET

Syrian rebels turn to homemade bombs

(CNN) - "These are the explosive devices, they are all made locally," Captain Daoud Hassan Mahmoud explains, crouching down and pointing to the metal cylinders, perhaps just 20cm in diameter - dozens of them are lined up next to each other.

The cylinders are packed with a deadly concoction of fertilizer, explosives and other chemicals bought from the local market.


Filed under: Arwa Damon • Syria
August 8th, 2011
07:28 PM ET

Three Arab nations condemn Syria

Arwa Damon reports on the turmoil in Syria and the latest international outrage towards the country's government.

RELATED STORY: 3 Arab nations recall ambassadors to Syria

Filed under: Arwa Damon • Syria
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