Mosul is a major city in northern Iraq. Located some 400 km (250 mi) north of Baghdad, 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.
The owner of a Jewish synagogue that was damaged in the war against the Islamic State group wants to reconstruct the ancient site and preserve the cultural diversity that marked Mosul’s Old City. But.. France 24 - Published
Iraqi security forces are continuing to use torture at a detention facility in Mosul eight months after shocking abuse was first revealed there, according to a new report. Human Rights Watch detailed.. WorldNews - Published