City of Corpses: 100s of Bodies Under Rubble in Mosul, Many Women & Children
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City of Corpses: 100s of Bodies Under Rubble in Mosul, Many Women & Children

A large number of bodies, many of them women and children, are still buried under the rubble in Mosul after the months-long operation to retake the city. RT’s Murad Gazdiev saw the gruesome aftermath of the battle declared a major success by the US-led coalition. Multiple corpses of suspected Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants…

Endtimes in Mosul
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Endtimes in Mosul

On 22 May, Ahmed Mohsen, an unemployed taxi driver, left his house in the Islamic State-controlled western part of Mosul to try to escape across the Tigris to the government-held eastern side of the city. He and his mother, along with ten other people, carried rubber tyres down to the river: most of them couldn’t…

Mosul’s Bloodbath: ‘We killed Everyone – IS, Men, Women and Children’
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Mosul’s Bloodbath: ‘We killed Everyone – IS, Men, Women and Children’

The Iraqi soldier looks out from his tiny three-walled room, across a wasteland of rubble that crumbles steeply down to the banks of the Tigris, and contemplates his final, brutal, days of fighting Islamic State. “We killed them all,” he says quietly. “Daesh, men, women and children. We killed everyone.” What remains of this part of…