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Iraqi officer seeks vengeance in Mosul, where killings mount

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:14:17 GMT2017-07-19T11:14:17Z

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- For one Iraqi lieutenant, the fight against the Islamic State group in Mosul has been a slow, methodical quest for revenge. For three years, he has hunted for two IS militants from his village who he believes killed his father. Along the way, he has shot to death detained militants after interrogating them, he acknowledges unapologetically....

Iraqi PM: Rights violations in Mosul were 'individual acts'

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:35:02 GMT2017-07-19T10:35:02Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces committed human rights violations during the battle to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, the country's prime minister acknowledged, but insisted that these were "individual acts" for which the perpetrators would be punished....

Iraqis hold suspected militants in cramped, stifling prison

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:05:12 GMT2017-07-18T20:05:12Z

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of suspected Islamic State members swept up by Iraqi forces in Mosul are being held in a cramped and stifling prison just outside the city....

UN envoy warns that Iraq faces major challenges after Mosul

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:02:54 GMT2017-07-17T22:02:54Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. envoy for Iraq warned Monday that the road ahead for the Mideast nation is "extremely challenging" following the liberation of Mosul, stressing that freeing other territory controlled by Islamic State extremists won't be easy....

AP PHOTOS: Drone captures Mosul's destruction from above

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:37:50 GMT2017-07-14T19:37:50Z

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- For centuries, Mosul's Old City stood as neighborhood of densely built alleyways, homes facing each other across narrow and winding lanes. Now holes have been punched in that historic fabric with houses reduced to rubble....