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.
The Dutch government has admitted involvement in a 2015 airstrike in northern Iraq that killed about 70 people. A bomb dropped by a Dutch F-16 fighter killed civilians, including children.
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.
A ferry carrying families to a picnic area has capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul, with many women and children losing their lives. The passengers had been celebrating the Kurdish New Year.
Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission in the region.
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