The operation on Mosul has taken a toll on the local population. Many of its residents, unable to leave their homes, have been in desperate need of medical care. Now, after months of fighting, they are turning to refugee camps for help.
Poverty and a lack of services are preventing rebuilding in Mosul, forcing thousands to choose the lesser of two evils and return to the camps. Over 2 million have yet to go back home. Judit Neurink reports from Mosul.
Pre-poll violence and voter apathy have left their mark on Iraq's election. However, a young, female candidate could be a galvanizing force, especially for young Iraqis. Angela Boskovitch reports from Basra.
The remains of 38 Indian workers who were murdered in Iraq by the "Islamic State" group have been flown back to India. The government there has faced criticism for initially not confirming the killings.
The US-led coalition battling "Islamic State" in Iraq has closed its land forces command headquarters. The move signals the end of major combat operations, but some will remain for "training" missions with Iraqi troops.
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