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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Nineveh Operations Command has denied news circulated over releasing Islamic State mufti in Mosul in return for bribe. "Newspapers and news agencies circulate every now and then fabricated news on sensitive cases in order to destabilize security," the command said in a ...
A mass grave containing the bodies of 20 tortured women was found in Nineveh, a city on the outskirts of Mosul in northern Iraq. "Relics of 20 women were found inside a mass grave while removing debris in western Mosul," according to police official Omar al-Hajjar, Iraqi News reported. "[The women] were ...

On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after the brutal rule of ISIL. Dozens of Iraqi teachers -- many battling trauma themselves -- have gathered at a university, ...
Along the waterfront of the Euphrates river in Iraq's war-torn Mosul, gaping holes in hotel walls reveal little but enormous heaps of rubble. Six months since Iraqi forces seized the country's second city from Islamic State group jihadists, human remains still rot in front of the Al-Nuri mosque. The building ...
DUHOK, Kurdistan Region -- After nearly four years of closure, a strategic road that directly connects Mosul to Duhok called the "Mosul dam Road" has been reopened for personal travel. In the coming days the road will open to commercial trucks, allowing goods to flow more easily from the Kurdistan ...
teachers in Iraq's Mosul learn to cope with traumatised pupils. Play. Sorry ... On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after brutal Islamic State group rule. Dozens ...

Farah Khaled stands in front of the scorched and twisted steel beams of the destroyed Mosul University library. Red and green ribbons stand out against the blackened metal -- remnants of a book drive Khaled and other students organized. "Their aim was to destroy our culture," Khaled, 22, says about ISIS.
Sukaina Ali Younis, the founder of this Mosul, Iraq, orphanage, describes what happened to him as one of the "biggest crimes of ISIS." "ISIS left him on the ground as bait to lure Iraqi soldiers," she says. "Three soldiers went to rescue the child and a sniper shot and killed them all." The Iraqi Army sent in a ...
More than five months later, the civilian death toll is still being calculated. The Iraqi government won't talk about casualties. But figures obtained by NPR from the Mosul morgue put the number of civilians killed at over 5,000. That is likely more than the number of ISIS fighters believed to have been in Mosul ...
Ahmed is 16. He has the provocative smile and attitude of a teenager who is not afraid to say what he thinks, even if what he thinks is that he would like to die in the name of Allah. Until May, Ahmed, not his real name, lived in western Mosul but he was not a civilian in search of escape. Ahmed lost his right ...
A vehicle of a local volunteer group arrives in the Old City of western Mosul, Iraq, on Dec. 29, 2017. Reconstruction of the Old City in western Mosul is under slow progress. Around six months after the full liberation of Mosul, the Old City in western Mosul still lies in ruins, and only few residents have returned ...
Scandals involving sexual misdeeds by prominent men are nothing new in America, but there's never been anything remotely like the deluge of allegations unleashed this year by women who were emboldened to speak out by the accusers who preceded them. Luminaries toppled from their perches ...
Colonel Hassan's unit was just twelve strong when I arrived in Mosul last April. They were first to regroup in areas freed from ISIS on the isolated West Bank of the Tigris, though other crews from outside the city have joined them since. Even now, as the new year approaches, they are still pulling bodies from ...
Iraqi volunteers salvaging and cleaning up the debris and destruction in the Bab Al-Saray area in the old city of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. -- AFP. Mosul, Iraq -- Fed up with waiting for assistance from the Iraqi authorities to materialize, traders at the ravaged Bab Al-Saray market in Mosul's old city are ...
On 8 March, Alessandro Accorsi reported US coalition bombs may have already killed hundreds of Mosul civilians, including up to 130 in a single assault on the district of Dawassa only days before. A US military spokesman told Middle East Eye the coalition would "fully assess this allegation to assess its ...
It's been five months since ISIL fighters were driven out of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. It was devastated under ISIL's rule and during the Iraqi government's fight to retake the city. But this week, residents have been able to celebrate Christmas for the first time in years, and there are signs that Mosul's ...

Sukaina Ali Younis, the founder of this Mosul, Iraq, orphanage, describes what happened to him as one of the "biggest crimes of ISIS." "ISIS left him on the ground as bait to lure Iraqi soldiers," she says. "Three soldiers went to rescue the child and a sniper shot and killed them all." The Iraqi Army sent in a ...
Indeed, the battle to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the rule of the Islamic State (IS) group will stay with me long after this year draws to its end. Those sights, sounds and smells from what many now recognise as the deadliest urban combat since the Second World War, will not easily be erased from my ...
Watch: Mosul Christians hold first Christmas mass since defeat of ISIS in Iraqi city. 54 min ago. share. Source: Dozens of Christians attended Christmas mass in Mosul amid tight security, the first Christmas service since the city was liberated from the ISIS.
More than 23,000 members of the Iraqi security forces were killed during the offensive to wrest control of the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State, a parliamentary source told Efe on Sunday. The chairman of Parliament's Security and Defence Committee, Hakim al-Zamili, added that almost 70,000 ...
A Christmas service at a church in the Iraqi city of Mosul has taken place for the first time since militants from the so-called Islamic State (IS) were driven out of the region. Under IS the public performance of any Christian rituals was dangerous and difficult. Many Christians fled persecution, with IS forcing worshippers to ...
Iraqi forces on Saturday killed six Daesh members in the terrorist group's former stronghold of Mosul, according to a security commander. Backed by U.S.-led air cover, the Iraqi federal police clashed with the terrorists during a security operation in south-eastern Mosul, Brigadier Najem al-Jabouri added in a ...
Mosul, Iraq (AFP) - Fed up with waiting for assistance from the Iraqi authorities to materialise, traders at the ravaged Bab al-Saray market in Mosul's Old City are rebuilding their shattered businesses themselves. After months of silence, the sound of construction work and returning commerce is finally ...
The price Mosul's residents paid in blood to see their city freed was 9,000 to 11,000 dead, a civilian casualty rate nearly 10 times higher than what has been previously reported. The number killed in the nine-month battle to liberate the city from the Islamic State group marauders has not been acknowledged ...
The latest evidence comes from Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, which the US-led coalition battling ISIS retook back in July. A dispiriting report from the Associated Press estimates that between 9,000 and 11,000 civilians died in the battle to free Mosul -- a number nearly 10 times higher than previously ...
South Korea asks U.S. to delay joint military drills until after the Winter Olympics. The American command in Seoul said it was considering the request from President Moon Jae-in. Washington Post: "Delaying the huge exercises would be a considerable olive branch to Pyongyang and underscores Seoul's ...
More than five months later, the civilian death toll is still being calculated. The Iraqi government won't talk about casualties. But figures obtained by NPR from the Mosul morgue put the number of civilians killed at over 5,000. That is likely more than the number of ISIS fighters believed to have been in Mosul ...
After being held by the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since 2014, the city of Mosul in northern Iraq was declared under the control of the Iraqi security forces (ISF) in July 2017. Beginning in October 2016, the offensive to re-establish Iraqi government control over the city was ...
Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) A suicide bomber was killed on Sunday before blowing himself up outside a house in Mosul, a security source told Shafaq News. "A bomber with an explosive belt was killed after one of the bombs he was carrying exploded while trying to blow himself up outside a house owned by ...
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) An official from Nineveh province has said Mosul is need for US$ eight billion for reconstruction. "Mosul municipality needs US$ eight billion for reconstruction of the city," abdul Sattar al-Habbo, chief of Mosul municipality said. "The rate of destruction reached 55 percent in the ...
For nearly two years, he'd wandered the streets of occupied Mosul, chatting with shopkeepers and ISIS fighters, visiting friends who worked at the hospital, ... People will return, life will go back to normal," is how he explained the blog that was his conduit to the citizens of Mosul and the world beyond.
At least 13 pro-government fighters were killed in a Daesh attack in Iraq's northern city of Mosul on Tuesday, according to an Iraqi military officer. Scores of Daesh militants attacked military barracks and checkpoints belonging to the Hashd al-Shaabi militia in Tal Safuk, west of Mosul, Capt. Sabhan Kazem ...
Mosul, Iraq -- In the heat of the late summer sun, weeks after the end of one of the largest urban battles since World War II, a high school principal trekked from his home in east Mosul to the West Bank of the Tigris River to confront the ruins of his life's work. Bordering Mosul's Old City, his stately ...
Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) Dozens of Islamic State militants have surrendered to security forces after the militant group was completely driven out of its last stronghold in Iraq, a security official said. "About 53 Islamic state terrorists gave up their weapons at al-Hadar district, 80 km west of Mosul, before ...
For more than three years, Omar Mohammed was essentially a stealth historian in Iraq as he risked death cataloging ISIS horrors online as "Mosul Eye." He went to great lengths to hide his identity as he maintained his true persona as a jobless scholar in his native land. Hundreds of thousands read his ...
Mosul, Iraq -- In the heat of the late summer sun, weeks after the end of one of the largest urban battles since World War II, a high school principal trekked from his home in east Mosul to the West Bank of the Tigris River to confront the ruins of his life's work. Bordering Mosul's Old City, his stately ...
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) People in Mosul have found six Islamic State militants' corpses buried under their houses, security sources were quoted saying on Wednesday. Alghad Press quoted a source at Iraqi Federal police saying that "people who returned to clean up their houses in Mosul's Old City found ...
Damascus, Syria (3:03 A.M.) - Iraqi counterterrorism units launched a massive security operation in Mosul city yesterday aimed at cracking on ISIS cells and hideouts dispersed around the ancient city. After compiling matching information from several Iraqi intelligence departments, a joint force was ...
The medical aid provided by Doctors Without Borders in Mosul and elsewhere around the world is offered impartially, regardless of race, religion, gender, or political convictions. To ensure its independence, Doctors without Borders does not accept funding from any government or international agency, ...
Iraqi authorities will declare final victory over Islamic State in a military parade on December 9, a senior security source was quoted saying. Since January 2014 until November 2017 there are 2,991,168 of Internally Displaced Persons IDPs and 2,679,054 number of returnees according to IOM's ...
Safiya Ahmed fled Mosul, Iraq, in the summer of 2014 to Erbil, Iraq, when the Islamic State, or IS, group entered the city. Since coming to the U.S. in January 2015, she is one of the last students from Iraq to study in the U.S.. Ahmed studies under the Higher Committee for education Development, or HCED, ...
Baghdad, 06 December 2017 - The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has recently been granted access to the Old City of Mosul to assess, survey and clear explosive hazards including improvised explosive devices and explosive remnants of war to complement the work of the Iraqi Security ...
Ferah poses for a photo in her home in Mosul, Iraq, in this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Ferah was just turning 14 and starting to look to the future when the Islamic State group took over Mosul in 2014, throwing her world into darkness. Afraid to leave the house, the teenager had to find some way to endure.
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops have run into a mass grave in south of Mosul on Monday, a security source said. "Security services found relics of 70 bodies for victims killed by Islamic State in one of the graves in al-Shura region, south of Mosul. Some of them were for children and women who were ...
Speaking to Alghad Press on Sunday, Col. Ahmed Selim, deputy commander of Nineveh Operations said "information received by the command over presence of Islamic State members in Sumar and eastern Yarimja districts, southeast of Mosul, which were invaded. The militants were arrested and referred ...
Baghdad, 1 December 2017 - The World Health Organization (WHO), with funds from the government of Kuwait, has established a post-operative care unit in Al-Salam hospital, East Mosul to enhance the capacity of Ninewa's Directorate of Health to provide quality post-operative care for surgical patients ...
The first "International Nineveh Marathon for peace" took place in Mosul's eastern district near the destroyed Old Bridge. ... Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the defeat of ISIS in west Mosul on July 10, three years after Iraq's second-largest city was seized by ISIS militants and nearly a year ...
That was true in Mosul, where ISIS militants killed or displaced hundreds of thousands of people over three years. Some residents survived by staying home until the group was forced out earlier this year. NPR's Jane Arraf spoke to two sisters at Mosul University about enduring the siege and their very ...
Theresa may today became the first PM in almost a decade - and the first major world leader - to visit Iraq since the fall of Mosul and Raqqa.


 

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