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June 2016

Mosul: Life Under ISIL, Two Years On

Mustafa Saadoon – Yalla – Baghdad On 10 June 2014 ISIL took control of the northern city of Mosul as Iraqi security divisions withdrew from the city. Mosul residents were shocked to see armed extremists on the streets of the…

GIFs Of The Week 14 June

This week we’ve got the karate experts and beginners, big jumps and high kicks. High kick https://zippy.gfycat.com/FirstOfficialAnnelid.webm Size doesn’t matter https://zippy.gfycat.com/ThoughtfulIncomparableCaiman.webm Battery + steel wool…

20 Pictures: Iraq Lives On

Iraq may be suffering from a number of crises - fighting ISIL, the increasing number of displaced people and refugees, the crippled economy - but Iraqis have been posting photos using an Arabic hashtag that translate as "Iraq Is Still…

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