The schools in west Mosul opened for the first time since the city was declared recaptured. School holidays have been cancelled this year, but students are happy to be back.
Iraq's premier has warned militants of the self-styled "Islamic State" to surrender "or be killed." Iraqi forces have made significant gains over the past year, culminating in the liberation of Mosul.
The Iraqi military has begun its latest offensive against the so-called "Islamic State," weeks after liberating the city of Mosul. IS still occupies territory around Mosul, but its "caliphate" has effectively collapsed.
A 16-year-old German girl who allegedly ran away to Iraq to join the so-called "Islamic State" has been found. The girl, along with three German women, are reportedly being held in an Iraqi prison.
Interpol has received an apparent list of 173 potential suicide bombers for the Islamic State - which includes the name of one German. The list was reportedly recovered by Iraqi troops during the battle for Mosul.
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