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Feature - The Front Lines of Mosul
Lorenzo Meloni
In March 2017, the Iraqi military continued its operation against the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city.
Supported by US-led coalition air strikes, Iraqi special forces and army units have liberated the eastern half of Mosul and are advancing into the western part of the city, closing in on the Great Mosque of al-Nuri. The building is of symbolic importance to the Iraqi government - it's where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi originally proclaimed the establishment of a "caliphate" in June 2014.
The International Organization for Migration says over 300,000 people have been displaced...

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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. The aftermath of the explosion of a...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Federal Police fighting to seize the...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. A destroyed building near the Old city....
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. A Federal Police fighter with an SPG...
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IRAQ. Hamam al-Alil. March 2017. Children playing around in the...
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IRAQ. Mosul. February 2017. Mosul Airport
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IRAQ. Outskirts of Mosul. March 2017. Civilians fleeing from...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Children praying at the grave of a soldier...
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IRAQ. Outskirts of Mosul. March 2017. A group of civilians waiting...
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IRAQ. Hamam al-Alil. March 2017. Men waiting to get their IDs...
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IRAQ. Outskirts of Mosul. March 2017. Men on lorries on their...
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IRAQ. Outskirts of Mosul. March 2017. Men trying to speak with...
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IRAQ. Outskirts of Mosul. March 2017. Families waiting to be...
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IRAQ. Hamam al-Alil. March 2017. Children playing around in the...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Al-Hurriya Bridge
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IRAQ. Outskirts of Mosul. March 2017. Two men and a child waiting...
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IRAQ. Mosul. February 2017. A woman wounded from shelling.
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. A barricade of burned cars used to eventually...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. ERD fighting to seize the Ashur Hotel...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. An ERD Captain gives order to move forward....
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. The aftermath of a rocket that hit the...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. An ERD fighter shooting at IS positions....
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. The aftermath of the explosion of a...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. The aftermath of a rocket that hit the...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Civilians fleeing from Mosul
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. ERD fighters entering buildings to check...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. A sniper inside the Ashur Hotel.
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. The body of a killed civilian lying...
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IRAQ. Mosul. February 2017. The interior of a burned house.
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. A tunnel used by IS for training.
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IRAQ. Mosul. February 2017. A widow who lost her husband in an...
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IRAQ. Mosul. February 2017. A girl that lost her father in an...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. The interior of a house burned by IS...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Three men looking at the effects of...
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IRAQ. Mosul. February 2017. A woman whose eyes have been wounded...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. A man who lost his leg due to a mortar....
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. University of Mosul destroyed by a Coalition...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. ERD fighting to seize the Ashur Hotel...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. ERD fighting to seize the Ashur Hotel...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Inside the Cultural Museum of Mosul,...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. Federal Police fighters holding position...
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IRAQ. Mosul. March 2017. An ERD soldier patrolling the streets...
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