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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:39:00 -0400Saturday's death is the second American fatality since the Mosul operation to drive out ISIS began.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:19:00 -0400The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:32:00 -0400More than 300,000 civilians are still trapped in northern Iraq's Mosul. ISIS has kept them there as human shields to prevent the U.S. and Iraq from launching airstrikes and mortars against them.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 04:21:00 -0400An investigation into U.S.-launched airstrikes targeting ISIS and killing an estimated 150 civilians last month is underway. Survivors say families were forcibly packed into houses by ISIS fighters.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 05:06:00 -0400Survivors of last month's U.S. airstrike on the Iraqi city of Mosul, which targeted ISIS but is suspected of killing scores of civilians, talk about why they were in the houses that collapsed on them.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:11:00 -0400The Iraqi commander coordinating the battle tells NPR the Iraqi military will slow an offensive pushing into the crowded old district of the city, using fewer U.S. and Iraqi air strikes.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:33:00 -0400The U.S. and Iraqi forces are changing tactics in the battle to force ISIS from the city of Mosul. Facing resistance and mounting casualties, they're slowing down while keeping ISIS surrounded.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:24:00 -0400Hundreds of Iraqis have remained in the U.S. after committing crimes because Iraq wouldn't take them back. Many are being deported after Iraq agreed to repatriate them.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:24:00 -0400A New York-based group of medics is working near the frontlines in Mosul, giving emergency care to Iraqi troops fighting ISIS.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 05:07:00 -0400As the fight to push ISIS out of Mosul grinds on, civilians stream out of liberated areas that are unlivable, and Iraqi forces "clear" areas of holdouts and fire mortars at remaining ISIS areas.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:29:00 -0400President Trump seems to have given the U.S. military a freer hand — but without apparent diplomatic or political strategies to accompany the increased military engagement.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Donatella Rovera, senior crisis response adviser for Amnesty International, about evidence of American airstrikes destroying houses with entire families inside in east Mosul, Iraq.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:00 -0400NPR's Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman explains U.S. and coalition efforts to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa and the ongoing fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. Recent airstrikes in Mosul may have led to the deaths of more than one hundred civilians, including women and children.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:00 -0400Visa holders who worked with the U.S. overseas say they've been detained and threatened with deportation upon arrival in the country, but federal officials say there is broad discretion to deny entry.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:16:00 -0400As many as 200 civilians were reported killed in western Mosul, where a US-led coalition is fighting ISIS. It's not clear whether the rules of engagement have changed.