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A Guide to the US Bombing of Mosul’s Civilians

"Beyond the competing narratives and the political laying of blame, one fact remains: innocents in Iraq will always pay the heaviest price." As the US...

Iraq Report: 230+ Killed in Airstrikes on Mosul

UPDATE, 1830 GMT: A US Central Command statement has confirmed that coalition planes carried out the attacks on 17 March “at the request of...

Podcast: Is This the End of the Islamic State?

Amid the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State and the squeeze on ISIS in its Syrian center of...

The Fight for Mosul and Iraq’s Challenge to Come

"The liberation of Mosul could be a turning point, but the opportunity must be seized by Iraqis" Balsam Mustafa of the University of Birmingham writes...

Iraq: Understanding The Final Battle for Mosul

"Liberation of Mosul could be a turning point for Iraq --- a turning point that must be seized by Iraqi people, especially intellectuals, academics,...

Iraq Feature: Has Mosul Offensive Turned Corner to Victory?

PHOTO: Iraqi Special Operations Forces in eastern Mosul, January 10, 2017 (Reuters) After stalling for weeks, the Iraqi offensive against the Islamic State in Iraq's...

Iraq Feature: Amnesty — Iraqi Forces Killed Civilians South of Mosul

PHOTO:> Iraqi soldiers with a captured Islamic State flag in al-Shura, south of Mosul, October 30 (Zohra Bensemra/Reuters) Amnesty International has said that Iraqi forces...

Iraq Feature: Kurdish Forces Move on Key Town North of Mosul

Kurdish peshmerga have launched their anticipated attack to take a key town north of Mosul, in the Iraqi-Kurdish offensive to recapture Iraq's second city...

Iraq Feature: Islamic State Counter-Attacks in East of Mosul

PHOTO: An Iraqi tank faces Islamic State fighters in Ali Rash, southeast of Mosul, on Saturday (Thaier Al-Sudaini/Reuters) The Islamic State counter-attacked on Saturday in...

Iraq Feature: Iraqi Forces Claim Control of 2 Districts in Eastern...

PHOTO: Iraqi special forces in the outskirts of eastern Mosul (Rudaw) Iraqi special forces have taken control of two districts in the eastern outskirts of...

Iraq Feature: ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi to Fighters “Better to Die Than...

PHOTO: Islamic State fighters inside Mosul (File) Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has issued a rare audio message to tell fighters to die rather...

Iraq Audio Analysis: Will the Islamic State Fight for Mosul?

PHOTO: Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declares a caliphate in a sermon in Mosul, July 2014 As an Iraqi-Kurdish offensive closes on the Islamic...