After IS, Mosul tackles another terror: super-resistant bacteria

Explosives left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq’s Mosul took 12-year-old Abdallah’s left leg, but another kind of terror may cost him his arm: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Photographers in Iraq’s Mosul snap dark days, bright futures

Residents are hiring local photographers to capture mementos of Mosul’s darkest days, a year and a half after the Islamic State group’s bloody reign over the Iraqi city came to an end.

Mosul museum reopens to exhibit contemporary art

Visitors attend the very first exhibit of the Mosul museum since it was destroyed by fighters of the Islamic State organization when they overran the city in 2014.

Mosul demolishes iconic building used by IS for ‘gay’ killings

Authorities in Mosul begin demolishing a one-time icon of modern Iraqi architecture used by the Islamic State group to throw men accused of being gay to their deaths.

After shedding IS, Mosul embraces makeovers

For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime. But more than a year after the Islamic State group’s ouster, the Iraqi city is flaunting its more fabulous side.

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Iraqis lay the cornerstone in rebuilding Mosul’s Al-Nuri mosque and leaning minaret, national emblems destroyed last year in the ferocious battle against the Islamic State group. The famed 12th century mosque and minaret, dubbed Al-Hadba or “the hunchback,” were where IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance to declare a self-styled “caliphate” after sweeping into Mosul in 2014.

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Iraqis lay the cornerstone in rebuilding Mosul’s Al-Nuri mosque and leaning minaret, national emblems destroyed last year in the ferocious battle against the Islamic State group. The famed 12th century mosque and minaret, dubbed Al-Hadba or “the hunchback,” were where IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance to declare a self-styled “caliphate” after sweeping into Mosul in 2014.