Mosul

Paramedic's month in emergency ward during the final battle for Mosul

Torture victims, children maimed by bombs and shot in the street: these are memories Tony Muir brought home to Tasmania's peaceful Turners Beach from …

Middle East

Abadi pledges Iraq support for Turkey against U.S. sanctions

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoganBaghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has …

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Iraq PM Orders Popular Mobilization Forces out of Mosul

Conflicting reports emerged over the weekend on the withdrawal of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) from Iraq’s Nineveh province amid media …

Middle East

Iraqi spy infiltrated ISIS to help foil attacks

Captain Harith al-Sudani posed as a jihadi in the Islamic State while passing critical information to Iraqi intelligence agencies.

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For Christians of Mosul, trust is the hardest thing to rebuild

MOSUL, Iraq — Even in the context of the vast destruction left by ISIS everywhere across the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq, nothing compares to the …

Mosul

Mosul Woman Raising 23 Grandkids Orphaned by IS Conflict

When Iraqi forces announced the recapture of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) militants in July 2017, the joy of victory and the hope for a return to …

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Mosul residents are taking reconstruction into their own hands

July marked a year since Iraq declared Mosul to be completely liberated from ISIS — but much of the city is still in ruins.<p>With the fighting over, the world's interest in Mosul has waned, so too have international commitments to help with the massive task of rebuilding.<p>Iraq says it needs $88 …

Mosul

70 Years Of Life In Mosul

An Iraqi man looks back on seven decades in the city of Mosul, recalling the times of turmoil and horror but also savoring the city's better days.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>And now it's time for one of our Weekend Long Listens. Today, we get to know an Iraqi man who's seen seven decades of …

World News

ISIS threats home in on N-E

The world is so used to hurtling from crisis to crisis that it rarely stops to think of the last one and whether the threats from it have passed or …

Middle East

Iraq’s war-damaged children need specialist help to heal their trauma | Kevin Watkins

Rahaf, aged 10, from west Mosul in Iraq, can’t tell you what caused the war that left her an orphan, killed her friends and robbed her of her childhood. But she can give you a child’s-eye view of the collective trauma, grief and loss that weigh on children across her devastated city. “I wake up and …

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The faces behind Mosul's war

We met the people who survived the 9-month battle of Mosul, but also the three hard years of ISIS' occupation. Each of the people you will find on this page has been seriously injured and gone through trauma. Like them, there are another 54,000 in Mosul alone.<p>The battle launched by Iraqi forces …

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Mosul's ticking timebomb

Mosul was retaken the 10th of July 2017. Today the second city of Iraq is facing the consequences of three years of ISIS' occupation and of a nine-month battle that claimed between 9,000 and 11,000 lives. Many of those bodies are still under the rubble. Thousands of people are still living in camps.<p>…

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Honoring those who fought and died in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn

Kansas Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Travis S. Bachman<p>Died August 1, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom<p>30, of Garden City, Kan.; …

Military

After ISIS, Iraq Is Still Broken

One year after the liberation of Mosul, distrust, fear, and a paralyzing sense of insecurity plague the country’s religious and ethnic minorities.<p>MOSUL, Iraq—The week before Iraq’s parliamentary elections in May, chunks of black gunk floated through the gutters of Wadi Hajar, a decimated …

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Mosul residents frustrated with slow progress rebuilding of city

Mosul's residents are ready to restore life and business to the city, but say the government's lacklustre progress in clearing rubble and restoring utilities undermines their ability to start over.<p>A year after Iraqi forces defeated ISIL in Mosul - much of the northern city, is still in …

Imran Khan

Prosthetics clinic rebuilding shattered lives of Mosul survivors

Over 20 years more than 5,000 people have received prosthetic limbs at the Emergency rehabilitation centre of Sulaymaniyeh. In 1998 the Italian NGO opened the facility in Iraqi Kurdistan, next to the border with Iran, a heavily mined area - the legacy of the 1980s Iran-Iraq war and Gulf War of …

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Mosul still reeling from the Islamic State group rule

An Iraqi Christian soldier guards the church of Saint Barbara after it was recaptured from Islamic State, near Mosul. (photo credit: AHMED JADALLAH / …

Middle East

ISIS’ Mosul Education Minister Confirmed Dead

After conflicting reports on the fate of German ISIS leader, of Egyptian origins, Reda Siyam, German security sources confirmed he was killed last …

Middle East

Special Report: How Iraq's agricultural heartland is dying of thirst

TAL ABU AL-DHAHER, Iraq (Reuters) - One day in June, a giant irrigation pump deep in the Mosul Dam Lake sputtered briefly into life. The successful test brought a rare moment of celebration for the facility's supervisor, Assem Abdel Rahman, and his small team of engineers from Iraq's Water …

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FRONTLINE Nominated for 14 Emmy Awards

FRONTLINE, the acclaimed PBS investigative series, has earned 14 News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations for a range of films exploring pivotal …

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Mosul and its people rise from the ruins

On The 10th of July 2017 the Iraqi government declared Mosul "liberated" after nine months of battle in which it was backed by US-led coalition and Kurdish forces. ISIS had occupied Mosul for three years. The death toll is still highly uncertain, ranging from 9,000 to 11,000, according to various …

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How Iraq's agricultural heartland is dying of thirst

Nineveh, once Iraq’s breadbasket, is becoming a dust bowl. Farmers, who came home after Islamic State fled, say they feel abandoned by their country’s leaders, joining a wave of popular anger over the slow pace of rebuilding from the war.

Mosul

Where Isis stored weapons, Mosul now has a funfair – in pictures

Iraq,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Photography,Art and design<p>In April, an amusement park reachable only by ferry opened on an island in the Tigris. Construction had started in 2011 but stopped when Isis took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014. Isis used the island to hide weapons …

Middle East

IHCHR Denies Secret Prison in Mosul

Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) denied reports by Human Rights Watch (HRW) about the existence of secret prisons or detention centers …

Middle East

UN says ‘many humanitarian achievements’, one year after ouster of ISIL from Mosul

“One year later, many humanitarian achievements can be observed,” said Marta Ruedas, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.<p>Saturday marked the end of …

Middle East

Iraq: Intelligence Agency Admits Holding Hundreds Despite Previous Denials

(Beirut) – Iraq’s National Security Service (NSS), an Iraqi intelligence agency reporting to Iraq’s prime minister, has acknowledged for the first …

Human Rights

Mosul to mark one year since liberation from ISIS but experts say it could take 10 years to rebuild the city

Mosul is about to mark one year since its liberation from ISIS but there is still a long way to go to rebuild Iraq’s second largest city, experts say.<p>…

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Inside The “Mad Max-Style” Tactics ISIS Is Using In Its Last Stand In Iraq

Warzer Jaff for BuzzFeed News<p>The US-led coalition launches an airstrike against ISIS militants in the village of Tel al-Rayan, on the outskirts of …

Special Forces

These Pictures Show The 845-Year-Old Mosque Just Recaptured From ISIS

Iraqi forces have recaptured the Grand Mosque of Mosul from where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the caliphate three years ago.<p>Erik De …

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23 Intense Photographs From The Military Offensive To Take Back Mosul From ISIS

In the two weeks since the long-awaited offensive to wrest Mosul from ISIS began, Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been gradually pushing forward, …

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