Mosul is an important city in northern Iraq. It is an ancient city with a long history, but was devastated by ISIS, which took control of the city in 2014. In 2017, the full liberation of Mosul was declared.
RT’s special reports about the humanitarian crisis in the Iraqi city of Mosul has netted the network its sixth International Emmy Awards nomination, earning recognition for a story that went largely ignored in western media.
Dead bodies, ruined houses and the risk of Islamists coming back are only a few perils people in Mosul have to cope with. Life in the liberated city is still full of fears, hopelessness and grief, RT’s Ruptly agency revealed.
Aleppo and Mosul, cities that endured some of the worst urban warfare in the 21st century, have quite different liberation stories, but they are alike in the way media treated them with oblivion once the post-war struggle began.
Nearly a year after Mosul in Iraq was declared “liberated” from ISIS terrorists, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie said the stench of dead bodies buried under the rubble was still present, amid the “worst devastation” she has ever seen.
The Iraqi authorities detained a prominent Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) militant during a raid in Mosul’s left bank, the Baghdad Post reported Saturday, citing sources. Law enforcement acted on precise intelligence data as they made...