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Water cuts and rising food prices leave Mosul facing crisis

Water cuts and rising food prices leave Mosul facing crisis

Fighting between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants has cut water supplies across a large part of Mosul, where poorer families are already struggling to feed themselves, and a local official said the increasingly encircled city was in crisis. Water was cut to 650,000 people – or 40 percent of residents – when a pipeline […]

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Iraq breaks months-long jihadist siege

Iraq breaks months-long jihadist siege

Aug 31, – It is the biggest offensive success for the Iraqi government since militants led by the Sunni Islamic State (IS) jihadist group overran large areas of five provinces in June, sweeping security forces aside. Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town of Amerli Sunday, where thousands of people have been trapped […]

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