Iraqi forces are re-taking the old city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State militants street by street, house by house. Thousands of civilians remain trapped, while those that escaped have harrowing stories to tell.
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.
Al-Qaida's leader has urged sympathizers to wage war against the US for opening an embassy in Jerusalem. Experts say the move is an attempt to capitalize on the demise of its main competitor, the "Islamic State."
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