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Iraq faces vast challenges securing, rebuilding Mosul

IRAQ: With Mosul in ruins and nearly a million displaced, Iraq now faces the enormous task of restoring order and rebuilding its second city after driving out Islamic State group jihadists.After eight months of gruelling fighting against Daesh, Iraqi forces ...

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In Mosul, Revealing the Last ISIS Stronghold

Days after the Iraqi government officially declared victory over the Islamic State in Mosul in July, the fighting was far from over. Roughly the size of a block in Manhattan, the last ISIS holdout of the Old City did not ...

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Schoolgirls in Mosul aim to catch up on lost years

MOSUL: Despite having fallen three years behind their peers elsewhere in Iraq, it’s been mostly smiles all around for the girls at Mosul’s Trablus school since it reopened its damaged gates after the terrorists fled.With a blast from her whistle ...

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US-trained Iraqi unit carried out Mosul executions: HRW

BAGHDAD: An Iraqi army division trained by American forces summarily executed prisoners in west Mosul, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, calling for US assistance to the unit to be suspended.The latest report of executions comes after the release of videos ...

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In the ruins of Mosul, a hunt for the missing

IRAQ: In Mosul, the missing are everywhere, their families hunting through the ruined Iraqi city for traces of lost husbands and wives, parents and children, brothers and sisters.Squatting on the edge of a crater under the burning sun of an ...

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