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Militants were largely driven from the city during the Iraq War, but they came back. Here's why this time is different.
Iraq and its allies launched an offensive this week to recapture the city from Islamic State, a pivotal battle in the fight against the militant group.
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As tension escalates between Iraq and Turkey regarding the battle to rid Mosul of the Islamic State, Iraqi politicians call for boycotting Turkish products.
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To defend a few miles of unremarkable road in northern Iraq, flanked by farmland, the occasional factory and flyspeck hamlets and villages, the Islamic State militants seemed to spare no effort
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As Iraqi and Kurdish troops, buoyed by US special forces, launch their offensive on Mosul, the question is: can the same military that lost Mosul to ISIS win it back?
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