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United Kingdom

John Davison

24 Mar 2017

Mosul's east begins to bustle but healing a long way off

MOSUL, Iraq Eastern Mosul is coming back to life. In the few weeks since Iraqi forces drove Islamic State from this side of the city, markets have opened and bulldozers have begun to clear the debris left by battle.

23 Mar 2017

Shi'ite aid convoys enter Mosul, bringing relief and suspicion

MOSUL, Iraq Aid convoys linked to paramilitary groups have begun making regular deliveries to Mosul districts recaptured from Islamic State, bringing much-needed relief but also fears that their Shi'ite backers are encroaching into the mostly Sunni city.

22 Mar 2017

Shi'ite aid convoys enter Mosul, bringing relief and suspicion

MOSUL, Iraq Aid convoys linked to paramilitary groups have begun making regular deliveries to Mosul districts recaptured from Islamic State, bringing much-needed relief but also fears that their Shi'ite backers are encroaching into the mostly Sunni city.

20 Mar 2017

As Iraqi forces fight to take Mosul, car bomb in Baghdad kills 23 people

MOSUL, Iraq Islamic State militants captured an Iraqi police colonel and eight other officers on Monday after they ran out of ammunition during a skirmish in the battle for western Mosul, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.

20 Mar 2017

Iraqis pouring out of Mosul find no place at crowded camps

MOSUL, Iraq Mohammed Ali and his family, carrying all their worldly possessions in a few bags, had been on the road for 18 hours since fleeing their home in an Islamic State-held area of Mosul.

19 Mar 2017

Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque as strike kills foreign militants

MOSUL, Iraq Iraqi army helicopters strafed and rocketed Islamic State positions inside Mosul's Old City on Sunday as ground troops fought fierce street battles to close in on the strategic prize of the al-Nuri Mosque.

19 Mar 2017

Irakische Armee rückt Richtung Mossuler Moschee vor

Mossul Beim Kampf gegen die Extremistenmiliz IS in der irakischen Millionenmetropole Mossul kommt die Armee der symbolisch wichtigen Al-Nuri-Moschee immer näher.

19 Mar 2017

Iraqi forces close in on Mosul mosque as residents flee

MOSUL, Iraq Iraqi army helicopters strafed and fired rockets at Islamic State positions in Mosul's Old City on Sunday as troops on the ground closed in on the strategic and symbolic prize of the al-Nuri Mosque.

19 Mar 2017

As Mosul battle escalates, civilians caught in crossfire

MOSUL, Iraq Shihab Ayed and several other men struggled to push a cart carrying the bodies of his son and wife, wrapped in blankets, through a muddy ditch nearly two miles (3 km) from their destroyed home in Mosul.

17 Mar 2017

Fleeing IS, Mosul's civilians cart out the living and the dead

MOSUL, Iraq From a distance, the exhausted Iraqis fleeing parts of Mosul controlled by Islamic State appeared to be pushing their worldly possessions on handcarts.

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