Mosul is the last stronghold of the so-called Islamic state. One month ago the Iraqi army, Kurdish Peshmerga and local militia started an offensive against the extremists. The IS is allegedly using civilians as human shields.
A man "fueled by an ideology of hatred" has been charged with attempting a major attack on a US synagogue. The suspect is said to have been inspired by the Pittsburgh synagogue attack in October in which 11 people died.
She escaped from a living hell: Nadia Murad gives a face to the thousands of Yazidi women who were raped by members of IS. Her efforts to end sexual violence as a weapon in war earned her the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
The battle against "Islamic State" fighters turned Marawi into a ghost town. But more than a year after the Philippine government regained control, Islamic extremism remains a threat. Sandra Petersmann reports.
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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