The Great Mosque al-Nuri, famous for its leaning minaret, was destroyed by the so-called "Islamic State". The terrorist organization is known for destryoing religious sites.
Mosul's Jewish quarter miraculously survived three years of occupation by the "Islamic State" terror group and the battle to evict it. Reporter Judit Neurink and photographer Eddy van Wessel went there to find out how.
"Islamic State" militants have blown up the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul where their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared a self-styled caliphate in 2014. It comes as Iraqi forces push into Mosul's Old City.
Music is back in Mosul, as are books and paintings. With the "Islamic State" group gone, locals are enjoying their newfound freedom and embracing culture. Will it last? Judit Neurink reports from Mosul.
The Kurdish Peshmerga in Iraq says that IS is rising like a phoenix from the ashes. The organization is regrouping, filling the void left by its quarreling adversaries. Judit Neurink reports from Irbil and Mosul.
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