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Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

Jun 26 2017

MOSUL, Iraq The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old City. | Video

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

Jun 25 2017

MOSUL, Iraq Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate. | Video

Islamic State blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

Jun 22 2017

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Islamic State militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, Iraq's military said in a statement, as Iraqi forces seeking to expel the group from the city closed in on the site. | Video

Iraqi forces advance on Mosul mosque where IS declared caliphate

Jun 21 2017

MOSUL, Iraq U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Wednesday began a push towards the mosque in Mosul where Islamic State declared a self-styled caliphate three years ago, military officials said.

The Kurdish gun fixer taking aim at Islamic State

Nov 07 2016

KORRE, Iraq In Iraqi Kurdistan he is simply known as Uasta - "the fixer".

The Kurdish gun fixer taking aim at Islamic State

Nov 07 2016

KORRE, Iraq In Iraqi Kurdistan he is simply known as Uasta - "the fixer".

The Kurdish gun fixer taking aim at Islamic State

Nov 07 2016

KORRE, Iraq In Iraqi Kurdistan he is simply known as Uasta - "the fixer".

Invisible in prison, Mandela was kept in spotlight by music

Dec 09 2013

JOHANNESBURG For nearly three decades, very few people except prison guards and fellow inmates knew what Nelson Mandela looked like.

Invisible in prison, Mandela was kept in spotlight by music

Dec 09 2013

JOHANNESBURG For nearly three decades, very few people except prison guards and fellow inmates knew what Nelson Mandela looked like.

Searching for Mandela, from Robben Island to release

Dec 05 2013

JOHANNESBURG One summer day in 1979 I broke several apartheid laws as a teenager, searching for a glimpse of Nelson Mandela on South Africa's notorious Robben Island prison.

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