In order to drive the "Islamic State" out of Mosul, Iraqi forces launched a major battle and took control of the city's airport. US-led coalition forces cooperated in the offensive. Mosul is considered the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.
Angelina Jolie has said funding received by the UN refugee agency to help Syrian refugees has fallen sharply. The Hollywood star was visiting the Domiz Camp in Iraq, home to 33,000 refugees displaced by the Syrian war.
Omar Mohammed, a young historian from the Iraqi city of Mosul, has founded a platform to document the crimes committed by "Islamic State." Has Mosul Eye made a difference?
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.
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.
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