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With IS Pushed Out a Year Ago, Mosul Still Lies in Ruins

One year has passed since the U.S.-backed Iraqi army and its allied Shi'ite militias defeated the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Mosul. Yet much of the city is still a pile of rubble, with residents losing hope that they will be able to return to a normal life anytime soon. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city, with a population of more than 1 million people and the biggest formerly IS-controlled city across Iraq and Syria. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi officially...

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