Mosul

Counting the Dead in Mosul

Counting the Dead in Mosul

July 14, 2017 Opinion
“There were very few Daesh in our neighbourhood, but they dropped a lot of bombs on them,” says Qais, 47, a resident of the al-Jadida district of Mosul. “We reckon that the airstrikes here killed betw…
The Devastation of Mosul

The Devastation of Mosul

July 13, 2017 Opinion
Iraq’s Prime Minister formally declared victory over Isis in the northern city of Mosul, saying their defeat marks the “collapse” of the self-proclaimed caliphate. “I announce from here the end and th…
Mosul Liberated, What Next?

Mosul Liberated, What Next?

July 12, 2017 Opinion
On July 9, Mosul was declared liberated from the Islamic State (IS). Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in the city to announce the mission's success. After nine months of fierce and gruelin…