Church Restored in Bartella Near Mosul, Efforts On to Clean Up Town
Oct 26, 2016 A Christian town about nine miles from Mosul was freed from ISIS on October 20 by Iraqi forces after its two-year captivity under the militant control. Before the militant invasion in 2015, the town had a population of 15,000.
Iraqi Troops Assemble Around Mosul to Prepare for Likely Assault on City
Oct 15, 2016 Hundreds of Iraqi Special Forces assembled near the ISIS-held Mosul in preparation for an anticipated confrontation with the militant group to uproot them from their stronghold city.
Islamic State Kidnaps 3,000 Internally Displaced People Fleeing Village Near Mosul
Aug 06, 2016 Islamic State captured up to 3,000 internally displaced Iraqis who were fleeing from a village near the city of Mosul which is still under ISIS control.
Hundreds of Christian Books and Manuscripts Burned by ISIS in Northern Iraq
Mar 15, 2016 The Islamic State (ISIS) released a video on social media showing militants burning a pile of Christians books, pamphlets and manuscripts in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which they took over about two years ago.