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The battle for Mosul, Iraq, in 2017 left rubble-strewn cities. One of the book’s authors lost her br

Mosul war victim struggles to make ends meet through pandemic

Lockdown was eased two weeks ago, but the economic crisis resulting from the pandemic has left Sattar's friends unable to help him to the same degree.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
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ISIS 'mufti' weighing over 300 lbs captured by Iraqi SWAT

Shifa al-Nima was accused of ordering the destruction of heritage sites in Mosul. He was so fat that after being captured, he had to be put in the back of a truck, next to a mounted machine gun.

Did Iraq’s prime minister gamble on sidelining war hero?

Bracketed by high-level trips to Saudi Arabia and Iran the Prime Minister of Iraq sought to remove one of the country’s most famous soldiers.

An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman

Who is targeting U.S. forces and foreign oil companies in Iraq?

Iran has said that it could cut off oil exports that go through the Straits of Hormuz amid US sanctions. The US has sought to bring Iranian oil exports to zero.

Iraqis remember ISIS massacres five years later

The shocking takeover of a large part of central and western Iraq by Islamic State in 2014 haunts people today across the country.

Members of the Iraqi Civil Defence rescue team lift a ferry which sank in the Tigris River

Ferry tragedy and corruption in Mosul affect all Iraq

Accusations that militias profited off island where ferry sank, calls for governor to resign and anger sweep important northern Iraq city two years after liberation from ISIS

Iraqi rescuers search for survivors over the site where an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river

Ferry capsize kills nearly 80 in Iraq's Mosul - medics

At least 79 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris river in Mosul in northern Iraq.

By REUTERS
22/03/2019
Hebrew inscriptions on the wall, near the Great Mosque of al-Nuri. (Eddy van Wessel)

After ISIS, Mosul finally values its Jewish heritage

Since ISIS attacked the diversity of the Iraqi community, diversity is now valued far more consciously, and this trend’s most surprising consequence is related to the Iraqi Jews.

Car bomb targets Mosul in Iraq

Restaurants have been targeted in the past.

Car bombing south of Mosul breaks post-ISIS calm

Mosul was liberated from Islamic State in July 2017 and has been free from major terrorist attacks in the last year.

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