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UNHCR Warns of Massive Displacement in Battle for Mosul

Even as the humanitarian crisis unfolds during the fierce battle to recapture Fallujah, Iraq, another humanitarian disaster is developing in northern Iraq. More than 14,000 Iraqis have now been forced to flee their homes following a renewed offensive by Iraqi forces against the Islamic State group southeast of Mosul, and more are leaving every day. Mosul has been under IS control since June 2014. According to UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency, civilians living southeast of the city...

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