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  1. German Teenager Suspected of Trying to Join ISIS Is Found in Iraq Foreign, July 22

    The 16-year-old, missing since last summer, was found in a basement in Mosul. She may face criminal charges in Iraq. Some reports say she worked with the Islamic State police.

  2. Iraq’s Hardball Tactics to Root Out ISIS Video, July 21

    Some of the methods Iraqi authorities are using to weed out ISIS supporters among Sunni civilians in newly liberated Mosul have heightened concerns over human rights abuses.

  3. ‘The Daily’: Haunted by ISIS Podcasts, July 21

    After Mosul, Iraq, was liberated, two Times reporters encountered a group of women who still believed that the Islamic State had taken over the world.

  4. The Living and the Dead Interactive, July 19

    In October, Iraqi forces set out to retake Mosul, one of Iraq’s largest cities and ISIS’s biggest stronghold in the country. It would take them nine months and cost thousands of lives.

  5. When Education Is Hijacked by War Lens, July 18

    After witnessing teachers, pupils and schools caught in the crossfire of war, Diego Ibarra Sánchez began working on “Hijacked Education,” which examines how constant conflict has upended education.

  6. When Education Is Hijacked by War Multimedia/Photos, July 18

    After witnessing teachers, pupils and schools caught in the crossfire of war, Diego Ibarra Sánchez began working on “Hijacked Education,” which examines how constant conflict has upended education.

  7. Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. ‘Handed the Country Over’ Foreign, July 15

    The United States spent more than $1 trillion and lost about 4,500 troops in the effort to make Iraq the cornerstone of a Western-facing Middle East. But today, Iran’s influence is paramount.

  8. Before and After Satellite Images of Mosul Reveal the Devastation After the Islamic State Was Forced Out Interactive, July 15

    After a nearly nine-month campaign to wrest Mosul, once Iraq’s second-largest city, from Islamic State control, images captured by DigitalGlobe reveal that vital parts of the city are now in ruins.

  9. In ‘Almost Sunrise,’ a Long Walk to Postwar Clarity Weekend, July 13

    This documentary by Michael Collins follows two veterans as they try to come to grips with the “moral injury” inflicted by their military tours in Iraq.

  10. The Defeat of ISIS Must Mean an Independent Kurdistan Op Ed, July 13

    The Kurds have postponed national aspirations for long enough. Iraq will be more secure with a sovereign Kurdish neighbor.

  11. Video Shows Mosul Civilians Trapped in a Fight Clearly Not Over Foreign, July 12

    Drone imagery shows civilians crowded into a narrow alley near ongoing fighting in western Mosul.

  12. Food for Iraqis Letters, July 12

    A reader writes that the Iraq war has left millions of civilians displaced and without food.

  13. The Challenges After Mosul Editorial, July 12

    Iraq has another chance to remake itself, but it can’t do it alone.

  14. Let Me Show You What ISIS Left Behind in Mosul Interactive, July 11

    The remnants of three years of ISIS rule in Mosul: A sword, a ruined church and a child’s backpack with explosives.

  15. Who Is ISIS Leader Baghdadi? Video, July 11

    ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been reported dead several times, though it has never been verified. The rarely seen figure has long eluded Western forces, despite a $25 million bounty on his head.

  16. Iraq Celebrates Victory Over ISIS in Mosul, but Risks Remain Foreign, July 10

    As the battle with the Islamic State in Mosul nears an end, other conflicts on the margins are flaring and a threat to the Iraqi state and society remains.

  17. ‘The Daily’: Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting Podcasts, July 10

    President Trump’s son was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before meeting a Russian lawyer. Plus, Rukmini Callimachi is on the ground in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

  18. Iraqi Prime Minister Arrives in Mosul to Declare Victory Over ISIS Foreign, July 9

    The monthslong battle led to about a thousand deaths among the Iraqi security forces and civilians. Officials must now confront a humanitarian crisis.

  19. The Islamic State Is Not Dead Yet Op Ed, July 9

    The terrorist group may have been defeated in Mosul, but it will return if there is not a clear strategy for rebuilding Iraq.

  20. Stories Patients Told Me in Mosul Op Ed, July 7

    Parents in the Old City of Mosul in Iraq are keeping children alive with dirty water and wheat powder.

  21. Hobby Lobby’s Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage Op Ed, July 6

    Because collectors like Hobby Lobby are willing to pay a premium, the looting of Middle Eastern artifacts continues.

  22. No Escape From Mosul, and Unlikely Chance of Surrender Foreign, July 6

    Our correspondent went with the Iraq counterterrorism force to the old city of Mosul, where Islamic State fighters are hemmed in and civilians are trapped.

  23. Gay Refugees From the Mideast Letters, July 6

    A Stanford human rights fellow says that for many the only real option is resettlement in a more progressive country.

  24. Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq Metro, July 5

    Under a deal with federal prosecutors, the seller of art supplies agreed to return the items, pay the government $3 million and improve the way it collects antiquities.

  25. After Backing Trump, Christians Who Fled Iraq Fall Into His Dragnet National, July 4

    Some Iraqi Christians who fled persecution and worse could be deported as part of President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

  26. Civilians Emerge From Mosul’s Rubble Starving, Injured and Traumatized Foreign, July 3

    Displaced residents are often “totally emotionally and physically exhausted” by the time they make it to humanitarian camps.

  27. For Abused, Gay Iraqi in Turkey, U.S. Refugee Freeze Is Cruelest Hit Foreign, July 1

    Mohammed, a civil engineer from Mosul, was accepted for resettlement to the United States. Then the Supreme Court reinstated President Trump’s freeze on refugee resettlement.

  28. Civilian Casualties of War Letters, June 30

    The Center for Civilians in Conflict says some no longer believe that minimal effort to prevent harm to civilians matters as much as defeating ISIS.

  29. ISIS Reverts to Insurgent Roots to Pose Long-Term Threat, Study Says Foreign, June 29

    Islamic State militants have carried out nearly 1,500 attacks in cities in Iraq and Syria that were liberated from its control, according to a new study.

  30. Iraq Recaptures Al Nuri Mosque in Mosul, but Only Rubble Remains Foreign, June 29

    The Iraqi prime minister claimed it was a sign of the end of the Islamic State’s grip on the region and vowed to chase it out of the country.

  31. In the Marshlands, ‘Another Face of Iraq’ Lens, June 29

    Those living in the Mesopotamian marshes escape threats posed elsewhere in Iraq by ISIS and militias, but climate change and dam construction threaten their way of life.

  32. In the Marshlands, ‘Another Face of Iraq’ Multimedia/Photos, June 29

    Those living in the Mesopotamian marshes escape threats posed elsewhere in Iraq by ISIS and militias, but climate change and dam construction threaten their way of life.

  33. In the Marshlands, ‘Another Face of Iraq’ Slideshow, June 29

    Those living in the Mesopotamian marshes escape threats posed elsewhere in Iraq by ISIS and militias, but climate change and dam construction threaten their way of life.

  34. In the Marshlands, ‘Another Face of Iraq’ Slideshow, June 29

    Those living in the Mesopotamian marshes escape threats posed elsewhere in Iraq by ISIS and militias, but climate change and dam construction threaten their way of life.

  35. Rebuilding in Miniature Op Ed, June 27

    An Iraqi refugee bides his time in immigration limbo by creating obsessively detailed dioramas.

  36. Rebuilding in Miniature Video, June 27

    An Iraqi refugee bides his time in immigration limbo by creating obsessively detailed dioramas.