Archived Topic: Iraq Archived Topic: Iraq

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Iraqi civilians evacuated from fighting in Mosul hand their IDs to a member of Iraqi special forces to check if they're on a list of suspected ISIS members. U.S.-backed Iraqi forces have been fighting ISIS in the city for six months and more than 300,000 civilians are still trapped by the fighting. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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As Iraqi Forces Encircle Mosul, ISIS Unleashes New Level Of Brutality On Civilians

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Mubashar Thanoun with his brother Ali, who was wounded in a U.S. airstrike in Mosul on March 17. Mubashar dug Ali out of the rubble of a collapsed building. He hasn't told him yet that his entire family died in the airstrike. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Survivors Describe Devastation After U.S. Airstrike On Mosul

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U.S. And Iraqi Forces Set To Deploy New Tactics In Mosul

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Iraq Agrees To Accept Its Citizens The U.S. Wants To Deport

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In West Mosul, American Medical Volunteers Try To Save Lives Near Frontlines

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Devastated Neighborhoods Left Behind As ISIS Is Forced From Mosul

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James Mattis speaks after his ceremonial swearing-in as secretary of defense on Jan. 17. In the Trump administration, Mattis and the Pentagon appear to have been given a freer hand. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amnesty International Criticizes U.S.-Led Coalition For Mosul Civilian Deaths

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Hossein Mahrammi with his wife and four young sons arrived at at Dulles International Airport in Virginia earlier this month with Special Immigrant Visas for the work Mahrammi had helped the U.S. with in Afghanistan. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Special Immigrant Visa Holders Still Face Questioning Upon Reaching U.S.

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Residents carry the body of several people killed during fights between Iraq security forces and Islamic State on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, yesterday. Residents of the Iraqi city's neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh at the scene say that scores of residents are believed to have been killed by airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area earlier this month. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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