Showing posts with label Mosul. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mosul. Show all posts

Sunday, June 17, 2018

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition
Nearly a year after Mosul in Iraq was declared “liberated” from ISIS terrorists, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie said the stench of dead bodies buried under the rubble was still present, amid the “worst devastation” she has ever seen.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mosul's orphans facing unknown fate

Scores of children have lost their parents
Abdallah, Mariam and Rahma are younger than 1 year old and their identities are unknown. They were rescued from the rubble as Iraqi forces battled to wrest control of Mosul's old city from Islamic State militants. The three toddlers were given names at the orphanage where tens of children left orphaned by the 9-month-long war to end IS's con­trol of Iraq's second-largest city are harbored.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

ISIS/ISIL blow up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque

The extremist Islamic State (IS) militants have blown up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque and its leaning minaret, as Iraqi forces are pushing near the Mosque area in the western side of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US-led coalition admits use of white phosphorus in Mosul amid mounting criticism

A New Zealand general has confirmed that the US-led coalition fighting in Mosul has used munitions loaded with white phosphorus. It comes amid mounting criticism over the use of the multipurpose weapon, which can be extremely dangerous to civilians.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN Says 200,000 More People Could Flee Mosul as Fighting Intensifies

The United Nations said on Thursday up to 200,000 more people could flee Mosul as Iraqi forces push into the last districts held by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) terrorists.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

UNHCR opens 12th refugee camp in Iraq to shelter families fleeing Mosul

The UN refugee agency UNHCR this week opened a new camp in northern Iraq to shelter the increasing number of Iraqi families fleeing the fighting in western Mosul, UNHCR said on Friday.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

622,000 Iraqis displaced by Mosul military operations: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that some 622,000 people have been displaced from the north Iraqi city of Mosul since the start of the military operations by the Iraqi government forces to drive out the terrorist Islamic State (IS) terrorists, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter Wednesday.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

ISIS "executing" civilians for trying to flee Mosul

ISIS terror/militants have been killing scores of civilians attempting to flee the war-torn city of Mosul in Iraq, according to eyewitness reports, with as many as 50 people being put to death in the latest mass execution.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Belgium probes own possible involvement in Mosul strike that killed 200+

Belgium has opened a preliminary investigation to determine if its jets were responsible for civilian casualties on at least two occasions in Iraq. One probe seeks to establish whether a Belgian F-16 was involved in the March 17 strike which killed over 200 people.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Dozens killed, buried in rubble after Mosul air raid

Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in the Iraqi city of Mosul after an air strike against ISIS triggered a massive explosion last week and rescuers are still recovering bodies, civil defence agency officials and locals said on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nearly 140,000 people displaced by fighting in Iraq's Mosul: UN

The UN relief wing reported on Tuesday that nearly 140,000 people have been internally displaced as a result of the fighting in Iraq's Mosul where fierce clashes continued to drive out the ISIS terror/militants.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Accuses Iraqi Shiite Militia of Mass Killings

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that the Popular Mobilization Forces, the Iraqi Shiite militia, is the “religious organization," carrying out mass killings in the country with support of Iranian generals.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Over 76,000 Iraqi people displaced by Mosul military operations, UN relief wing says

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that more than 76,000 Iraqi people have been displaced by the military operations in Mosul, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, told reporters here Wednesday.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Children born in Mosul do not have citizenship

Children born in Mosul in the past two years have not received documents verifying their identity or citizenship under rule by the "Islamic State" group, authorities said.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.