The people still living in western Mosul are surrounded by ruins. Drone footage from the city shows the extent of damage caused by recent fighting between Iraqi-led forces and "Islamic State" militants.
Three-fourths of the Iraqi metropolis have been freed from "Islamic State." As anti-IS forces advance on the northwestern city of Mosul, what's needed is a political strategy.
Foreign Minister Gabriel has emphasized the importance of the fight against "IS" for Germany during a visit to Iraq. However, he said Berlin doesn't intend to expand its military aid to the war-torn country.
A new UN report has revealed the humanitarian catastrophe caused by fighting against the so-called "Islamic State" (IS). One UN official called the number of displaced civilians "staggering."
The leader of so-called 'Islamic State' (IS) has spoken to al Qaeda about a 'possible alliance,' according to Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi. The talks come as Iraqi troops close in on IS fighters in the city of Mosul.
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