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Iraqi citizens displaced by ISIS seek shelter in brutal tent cities

On a dusty patch of land off a highway in northern Iraq, Faisal watches his three-week-old son cry in the tent that is now his home. The temperature hovers around 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), and aid being distributed to those at the camp, including mattresses and fans, has yet…

Militants seize Mosul — Iraq’s second-largest city

Gunmen seized Iraq's second-largest city Tuesday as troops threw away their uniforms and abandoned their posts, officials said, in another blow to the authorities, who appear incapable of stopping militant advances. Predominantly Sunni Muslim Mosul,……