Last summer, Iraqi forces liberated the city of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State. Scenes of destruction remain widespread and reconstruction is likely to take years. But in the old town, a school has now re-opened to scenes of celebration.
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?
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.
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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