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United States

Isabel Coles

In the ruins of an Iraqi city, memories of Agatha Christie

Aug 04 2017

NIMRUD, Iraq Agatha Christie lived here once, but only memories remain of the time the best-selling crime writer spent among the ruins of the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud.

Iraqi general sees easy victory over exhausted IS fighters in Tal Afar

Jul 31 2017

MOSUL, Iraq A senior Iraqi general predicted a relatively easy victory for his forces in the upcoming battle for the Islamic State haven of Tal Afar as up 2,000 fighters and their families there are "worn out and demoralised". | Video

Mosul morgue workers struggle to cope with 'river of blood'

Jul 21 2017

MOSUL, Iraq The fridges are nearly full at the morgue in Mosul where the casualties of war with Islamic State are stored.

Iraqis numb pain of Islamic State in newly re-opened bar

Jul 21 2017

QARAQOSH, Iraq In a town ravaged by the war against Islamic State, amid ransacked homes and shuttered shops, a flashing sign above the entrance to one business beckons visitors: "Welcome", it reads.

As Islamic State militants routed in Iraq, their families fear reprisals

Jul 17 2017

BARTELLA, Iraq Their husbands, sons and brothers are dead, but the women and children Islamic State militants left behind will live to pay the price for their actions.

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Mosul

Jul 11 2017

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, three years after the militants seized the city and made it the stronghold of a "caliphate" they said would take over the world.

Iraks Regierungschef erklärt offiziell Sieg über IS in Mossul

Jul 10 2017

Mossul/Erbil Der irakische Ministerpräsident Haider al-Abadi hat formell die Rückeroberung der Großstadt Mossul von der Extremistenmiliz Islamischer Staat verkündet.

With Mosul victory at hand, displaced residents ponder uncertain future

Jul 08 2017

HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq Victory over Islamic State may be close at hand in the battle for Mosul but many of the almost one million city residents displaced by months of fighting are in no mood to celebrate.

With Mosul victory at hand, displaced residents ponder uncertain future

Jul 08 2017

HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq Victory over Islamic State may be close at hand in the battle for Mosul but many of the almost one million city residents displaced by months of fighting are in no mood to celebrate.

Iraqi Christian girl freed from Islamic State says 'mum, dad' again

Jun 14 2017

ERBIL, Iraq A six-year old Iraqi Christian girl, kidnapped by Islamic State when she was three, was reunited with her family on Friday, and getting used to saying "mum" and "dad" once more.

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