- 25 Apr
WebStringers provides exclusive footage for NatGeo “Explorer” story about ISIS-fighting grandmother
On Monday, April 24, 2017, NatGeo TV’s long-running “Explorer” series featured a segment about Um Hanadi, a gutsy grandmother who is helping to drive ISIS fighters out of northern Iraq.
- 21 Apr
WebStringers produces rare TV interview with a female ISIS defector
Most people think that ISIS is an organization for “men only”. However, ISIS also includes a cadre of black-robed women tasked with brutally enforcing the Islamic State’s harsh interpretation of sharia law on other women.
- 15 Feb
WebStringers Iraqi crew films “The Battle for Mosul”
With over 100,000 Iraqi soldiers slugging it out against ISIS fighters, the battle for Mosul is the largest single combat operation in the Middle East -- and a WebStringers documentary film crew has been in the thick of it for the last seven months.
- 17 Oct
WebStringers in Eastern Cuba after Hurricane Matthew
Hurricane Matthew, the thirteenth named storm of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, was the first deadly Category 5 hurricane since Hurricane Felix in 2007. It wrought widespread destruction and catastrophic loss of life during its journey across the Western Atlantic, including parts of Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Lucayan Archipelago, the southeastern United States, and the Canadian Maritimes.
- 13 Oct
Ignacio González Vidal accused of "illicit economic activity"
Ignacio González Vidal, Director of En Caliente Prensa Libre press agency, was arrested on Sunday, October 9th at 9:00 pm in Centro Habana, while found performing an interview to journalist Serafín Moran.