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#Mosul

# mosul - Monday 18 September, 2017

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides

Sep 18th 2017, 5:32 PM 27,087 Views 41 Comments

The women were captured along with 800 children.

# mosul - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'
# Saving Mosul
# Saving Mosul

'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:00 AM 28,476 Views 6 Comments

John Reilly talks to TheJournal.ie after his trip to Mosul directly after the siege.

# mosul - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul
# Liberation
# Liberation

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul

Jul 11th 2017, 6:09 AM 10,272 Views 11 Comments

IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.

# mosul - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul
# Victory
# Victory

Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul

Jul 9th 2017, 7:56 PM 13,456 Views 24 Comments

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said he was in “liberated” Mosul.

# mosul - Thursday 6 July, 2017

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul
# Digging In
# Digging In

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul

Jul 6th 2017, 3:25 PM 6,212 Views 21 Comments

In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.

# mosul - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul
# The Battle For Mosul
# The Battle For Mosul

'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul

Jun 25th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,348 Views 17 Comments

Covering the battle for Mosul is risky for journalists.

# mosul - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Isis has blown up the mosque where its own leader declared himself 'caliph'
# Destruction
# Destruction

Isis has blown up the mosque where its own leader declared himself 'caliph'

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:57 AM 20,562 Views 16 Comments

Jihadists also destroyed an iconic, leaning minaret.

# mosul - Sunday 16 April, 2017

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike
# Hope Springs
# Hope Springs

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Apr 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 9,475 Views 6 Comments

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

# mosul - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Mar 29th 2017, 10:21 AM 5,981 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

# mosul - Monday 13 March, 2017

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Mar 13th 2017, 7:47 PM 15,875 Views 19 Comments

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

# mosul - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Iraqi forces retake Mosul government headquarters from Islamic State
# Mosul
# Mosul

Iraqi forces retake Mosul government headquarters from Islamic State

Mar 7th 2017, 7:31 AM 6,448 Views 23 Comments

The fighting in west Mosul has forced more than 50,000 people to flee.

# mosul - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Suspected chemical weapons attack on Iraqi city slammed as 'horrible'
# Mosul
# Mosul

Suspected chemical weapons attack on Iraqi city slammed as 'horrible'

Mar 4th 2017, 1:27 PM 9,838 Views 30 Comments

“There is never justification — none whatsoever — for the use of chemical weapons.”

# mosul - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Kurdish news anchor killed covering Iraq's battle for Mosul
# Shifa Gardi
# Shifa Gardi

Kurdish news anchor killed covering Iraq's battle for Mosul

Feb 25th 2017, 3:03 PM 33,530 Views 12 Comments

The Rudaw news organisation described her as one of their “most daring journalists”.

# mosul - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State
# Latest Offensive
# Latest Offensive

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2017, 1:21 PM 7,285 Views 25 Comments

A BBC reporter is on the front lines with the soldiers and is publishing regular updates.

# mosul - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Islamic State suicide bomber was ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate who got £1m from UK taxpayers
# Jamal Al-Harith
# Jamal Al-Harith

Islamic State suicide bomber was ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate who got £1m from UK taxpayers

Feb 22nd 2017, 9:24 AM 37,386 Views 88 Comments

The British fighter who died in yesterday’s suicide attack has been informally identified as Jamal al-Harith.

# mosul - Sunday 19 February, 2017

350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins
# Serious Dangers
# Serious Dangers

350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins

Feb 19th 2017, 1:02 PM 9,867 Views 22 Comments

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.

# mosul - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul

Feb 18th 2017, 5:35 PM 11,756 Views 9 Comments

The stage is set for what could be Iraq’s bloodiest battle yet in the fight against IS.

# mosul - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on
# Warning
# Warning

Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on

Jan 24th 2017, 8:51 AM 9,333 Views 10 Comments

The UN has warned about the risk to citizens in the battle-torn city.

# mosul - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
# International Aid
# International Aid

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 7,412 Views 11 Comments

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

# mosul - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Smoking, dominos, getting married in secret - this is what it's like to live under the rule of Isis
# Living In Secret
# Living In Secret

Smoking, dominos, getting married in secret - this is what it's like to live under the rule of Isis

Dec 10th 2016, 11:00 AM 19,039 Views 32 Comments

Refugees from the Iraqi city of Mosul have described the harsh realities of life under the so-called IS ‘caliphate’.

# mosul - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians
# Iraq
# Iraq

'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians

Dec 8th 2016, 8:27 AM 5,910 Views 32 Comments

The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.

# mosul - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'
# Aleppo And Mosul
# Aleppo And Mosul

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Nov 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 130 Views 20 Comments

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

# mosul - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS

Nov 8th 2016, 7:04 AM 11,261 Views 10 Comments

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

# mosul - Monday 7 November, 2016

Past interviews give an insight into Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly'
# Terence Kelly
# Terence Kelly

Past interviews give an insight into Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly'

Nov 7th 2016, 11:59 PM 27,611 Views 75 Comments

In the past, Terry Kelly appeared on the Late Late Show, and spoke to RTÉ’s Philip Boucher Hayes.

# mosul - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Islamic State launches new wave of suicide bombings as Mosul battle rages on
# Door To Door
# Door To Door

Islamic State launches new wave of suicide bombings as Mosul battle rages on

Nov 6th 2016, 12:18 PM 11,910 Views 26 Comments

Civilians are risking their lives to flee the city.

# mosul - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly' reported dead after Islamic State suicide bombing
# Iraq
# Iraq

Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly' reported dead after Islamic State suicide bombing

Nov 5th 2016, 5:05 PM 99,651 Views 304 Comments

Isis said the man had killed himself yesterday.

# mosul - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording
# Iraq
# Iraq

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:59 AM 14,313 Views 57 Comments

“Do not retreat. Holding your ground with honour is a thousand times easier than retreating in shame.”

# mosul - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul
# Preparing To Escape
# Preparing To Escape

"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul

Oct 27th 2016, 8:07 AM 25,258 Views 57 Comments

Western defence chiefs are already looking towards IS’s other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria.

# mosul - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city
# Battle For Mosul
# Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city

Oct 23rd 2016, 2:57 PM 17,157 Views 19 Comments

Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.

# mosul - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

US fears ISIS will use chemical weapons in battle for Iraq's second city
# Mosul
# Mosul

US fears ISIS will use chemical weapons in battle for Iraq's second city

Oct 19th 2016, 7:11 AM 8,113 Views 77 Comments

IS has claimed a string of deadly suicide bombings in Baghdad in recent days.

# mosul - Monday 17 October, 2016

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun
# Iraq
# Iraq

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

Oct 17th 2016, 7:35 AM 7,793 Views 67 Comments

The city fell to IS fighters in June 2014. It is their last stronghold in Iraq.

# mosul - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland
# Family Reunification
# Family Reunification

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland

Sep 29th 2016, 6:02 AM 28,882 Views 95 Comments

Rasheed’s* mother is unable to renew her passport and as a result a visa application from her will not be considered.

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle
# History
# History

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle

Sep 29th 2016, 6:01 AM 12,921 Views 36 Comments

Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.

# mosul - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State
# Saved
# Saved

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:05 PM 22,163 Views 57 Comments

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

# mosul - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the ancient buildings that have been destroyed by Isis this year
# Archaeological Treasure
# Archaeological Treasure

Here are the ancient buildings that have been destroyed by Isis this year

Dec 28th 2015, 6:00 AM 17,087 Views 33 Comments

This year the group has destroyed much of the Palmyra, a World Heritage Site in Syria.

# mosul - Friday 21 August, 2015

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command
# Iraq
# Iraq

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command

Aug 21st 2015, 8:57 PM 18,560 Views 133 Comments

The militant was killed on Tuesday, according to the White House.

# mosul - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobane
# Syria
# Syria

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobane

Oct 14th 2014, 10:54 PM 6,433 Views 26 Comments

The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.

# mosul - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'We will go home one day': Yazidis determined to return to their temples and normal lives
# Iraq
# Iraq

'We will go home one day': Yazidis determined to return to their temples and normal lives

Aug 30th 2014, 10:15 AM 3,772 Views 0 Comments

“We were pushed out of Sinjar, but even if (the jihadists) come here, I would rather die for this temple than leave Iraq.”

# mosul - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown

Aug 19th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,831 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.

# mosul - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives'
# Iraq
# Iraq

Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives'

Jul 29th 2014, 2:05 PM 250 Views 129 Comments

Christian families in Mosul are being given four stark choices: convert to Islam, pay a tax for non-Muslims, leave the city, or have their heads cut off.

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