Associated Press: Up to 11,000 Civilians Were Killed in Mosul

By |2017-12-22T13:16:01+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to the Associated Press Report between 9,000 and 11,000 people were killed in the nine-month battle against Islamic State: a civilian casualty rate nearly 10 times higher than has been previously reported

(By Osservatorio) When the Syrian government and Russian forces  heavily bombarded East Aleppo at the end of 2016 a […]

Why we should not celebrate Mosul’s “liberation”.

By |2017-07-24T17:46:46+00:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are no signs that attitudes within Baghdad towards the Sunnis are changing“.

(By Nino Orto) With Iraq’s second largest city free from Islamic State, there are many concerns which will be raised about the city’s future. With Mosul under the full control of the Iraqi government, Baghdad’s first step should be rebuild […]

Saddam Hussein is still alive in Mosul

By |2017-12-23T15:06:43+00:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“If the situation in Mosul doesn’t change there will be another group with a different name and leaderships who may be embroiled in a new wave of violence”

(By Nino Orto) After Islamic State’s defeat from Mosul  to really understand the resentment of the city towards the central government you have just to talk with Saddam […]

The Iraqi Civil War: What will happen after the battle of Mosul?

By |2017-03-12T22:05:09+00:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: latest, news|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The problem is not in liberation of Mosul, it is what happens after ISIS. This is a very important point. There should be an agreement between all parties before the battle starts, under the supervision of US, coalition and the UN in order to prevent tension and problems

(by Osservatorio Mashrek) The battle for Mosul […]