The Iraqi army says it has effectively regained control of Fallujah, although pockets of resistance by "Islamic State" fighters remain. Thousands of residents took advantage of the militants' retreat to flee to camps outside the city.
Three months after its liberation, former IS fighters remain a threat in Hawija. Judit Neurink, the first Western journalist to visit the liberated town, reports on how locals are dealing with the new threat.
A year ago the Iraqi town of Fallujah - captured by IS in 2014 - was liberated. When Judit Neurink visited the town, she found the scars of occupation still prevalent.
Baghdad was rocked by two explosions ahead of the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the deadliest attack to hit Iraq's capital this year. "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for one of the attacks.
The United Nations refugee agency says IS has placed residents in harm's way to try to prevent attacks on their fighters. Some 3,700 people have fled the militant-controlled city since Iraq lauched a bid to reclaim it.
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