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.
Once a bustling city devastated during its liberation from Islamic State militants, Mosul is engaged in another life-and-death struggle – against Covid-19. Nurse Soror al-Husseini has told Ruptly about life on this new frontline.
A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of premediated murder of an injured and captured ISIS fighter he was accused of stabbing. He was, however, found guilty of taking a selfie with the corpse.
Chaos and misery – that’s what life in Mosul is like more than 1.5 years after Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition staged one of the deadliest battles in decades to liberate the city from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS).
Following a year-long investigation, the Australian military has admitted that it 'may have killed' civilians when its F/A18 Super Hornet fighter jets pounded a Mosul neighborhood in Iraq two years ago.
Men dressed as Santa Claus walking through a ruined city may seem like a scene from a post-apocalyptic movie, but that’s how Christmas looks in Mosul, a former IS stronghold leveled to the ground in a US-backed liberation op.
Millions of Iraqis are still struggling to rebuild their lives one year after Baghdad declared victory against Islamic State, a Norwegian NGO has warned, stressing that many Iraqis feel “abandoned” by the international community.