In June 2014 ISIS/ISIL took control of the second largest city of Iraq, Mosul. The Mosul Operation is a joint offensive lead by Iraqi government forces with allied militias, Iraqi Kurdistan, and international forces to retake control of the city
Mosul Operation, Iraq.
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IEDs disguised to look like children’s toys. The centre was launched on 12th June 2014 after the ISIS/Daesh invasion of the country. IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices) and other ISIS weapons have been photographed to raise awarness of the general public. The majority of these items are from the Sinjar area.
Frontline Peshmerga forces collect sniper camouflage at a Marorah Church.
Qayyarah area, an oil field that has been set on fire by ISIS jhiadists during their retreat.
Civilians escape from the airport sector.
Faraz Abdullah Shahab, 41 years old, brings his son Ahd to the hospital in Erbil. Ahd's face was badly injured by a mortar, which also killed his mother and three of his four brothers.
Surgery on a child to remove shrapnel from his rib cage.
A Federal Police fighter shoots a mortar round into the battlefield surrounding the airport sector.
Civilians from the Mansor neighborhood gather to receive food rations distributed by an NGO based in East Mosul.
Pete (27 from the US) and Alex (from the US) of the Emergency Response Academy treat a child injured during an airstrike. Both his parents were killed and his two other brothers were injured in the attack.
During a media visit to the front lines of the battlefields for the airport sector a federal police fighter can be seen with an RPG while scouting ISIS/Daesh positions.
Men shaving their beards, an act forbidden under ISIS/Daesh control.
Distributing food to IDPs at the Hamam Al Alil Refugee camp.
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