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#Mosul

# mosul - Monday 18 September, 2017

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides

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'

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

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

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

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

# mosul - Sunday 25 June, 2017

# mosul - Thursday 22 June, 2017

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

# mosul - Monday 7 November, 2016

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

Isis said the man had killed himself yesterday.

# mosul - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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

“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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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 This post contains images

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

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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