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A wooden cross is seen at the site where Pope Francis will hold a mass at 'Hosh al-Bieaa', Church Sq

Pope arrives in Mosul to spread renewal, hope and coexistence - watch

Some have wondered why Jews were not included in the welcoming and historic ceremonies.

A view of a part of western Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017

In Iraq's Biblical lands, scattered Christians ask 'should I stay or go?'

"They're gone, they can't hurt us," said the 59-year-old, sitting in his home which he reclaimed when Islamic State was driven out in 2017. "But there aren't many of us left. The younger generation w

By REUTERS
26/02/2021
A view of a part of western Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017

‘Mosul’ movie finally brings Iraq’s war on ISIS to the screen

How does the movie compare to a real life war experience?

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
IRAQI FORCES advance in Qayara to attack Islamic State in Mosul yesterday.

Iraqi forces resume last push of offensive towards ISIS-held Mosul

The army's counter-terrorism unit had paused its advance last week after it made ground quicker than forces on other fronts, to allow them to close the gap and get nearer to the city.

By REUTERS
31/10/2016
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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

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