Security

Kurdish Peshmerga Asayesh security forces search for suspected Islamic State militants in the village of Khudhaifa in the Qush Tapa sub-district of Diyala province, June 13, 2016. (STAFF/Iraq oil Report)

After battlefield defeats, IS revives insurgency

Indigenous IS fighters in northern Diyala province are using insurgent tactics to threaten areas that have ostensibly been reclaimed by government-backed forces.