Corpses still fill the streets of Mosul, Iraq, a year after the battle between Iraqi troops and “IS”. Aid workers are removing them, because no one else seems willing to.
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Iraq's Christian minority has dealt with decades of persecution — and many are skeptical about whether a four-day visit by Pope Francis will make a difference.
The Iraqi city of Mosul was captured by the "Islamic State" group in 2014. Much of its cultural heritage was destroyed during the occupation. Three year's after Mosul's liberation, the city is now being rebuilt.
The kidnapping of a successful Iraqi party organizer suggests the government is powerless against militias that have become a law unto themselves. The dreams of Iraq's youth are falling victim to their growing influence.
Recovering the Jewish history of the Iraqi city of Mosul and making it available to all Mosulis. That's the goal of a local historian, who collects Jewish oral history and documents for a virtual museum.
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