On the third day of his first visit to Iraq, Pope Francis has been sending a message of hope, healing and unity to the victims of..
City in Iraq
Mosul is a major city in northern Iraq. Located approximately 400 km (250 mi) north of Baghdad, and 170 km (110 mi) southeast of the city of Cizre in Turkey, Mosul stands on the west bank of the Tigris, opposite the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh on the east bank. The metropolitan area has grown to encompass substantial areas on both the "Left Bank" and the "Right Bank", as the two banks are described by the locals compared to the flow direction of Tigris.
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Pope Francis called for peaceful coexistence and prayed for Iraq's war victims in Mosul.
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