Shelly Kittleson is a journalist specializing in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Her work has been published in several international, US and Italian media outlets.
Beaten and battered in urban areas of Iraq and Syria, Daesh has re-emerged in small towns around Iraq's Euphrates River Valley with local tribesmen and police incurring their wrath.
More intelligence sharing between Iraq and Turkey is likely to increase arrests and the extradition of Daesh operatives.
A year after Daesh was defeated in the region, people suffer from several problems ranging from lack of essential services to disease and poverty.
As a small yet significant presence of Daesh continues to haunt Iraq's Salah al Din province, residents accuse the US of backing the terror group.
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