Anbar tribes dance the chobi after ISIS ouster

Iraqis can once again enjoy the traditional dance as well as wedding processions and music, all of which had been been banned by ISIS.

Stolen artefacts retrieved from abandoned home in Mosul

Archaeological treasures that ISIS stole from the University of Mosul have been found in the basement of an abandoned house.

Iraqi youth plant olive trees in Anbar cities

Young people from around Iraq planted olive trees in Fallujah and Ramadi as part of a campaign that included cultural and sporting activities.

Letters of support airdropped in west Mosul

The Iraqi air force has been airdropping letters of support and solidarity from Iraqis to their compatriots trapped in west Mosul.

Youth of east Mosul clear away evidence of ISIL

More than 160 volunteers are working to clean and repair Mosul's streets and remove all evidence of 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' rule.

Iraqis donate books to rebuild Mosul libraries

Several initiatives are collecting books to donate them to libraries in Mosul that have been ransacked and burnt down during the extremists' rule of the city.

Volunteers in Fallujah wipe away years of ISIL rule

A three-month cleaning campaign aims to erase all signs of the vast destruction the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' has wreaked on the Anbar province city.

Amid the carnage of war, stories of love emerge from Mosul

Friendships and romances have blossomed between Iraqi soldiers and residents of areas they have liberated from the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant'.

Iraqis set eyes on rebuilding Nabi Yunus mosque

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' wreaked havoc in one of the city's most iconic sites, which once attracted pilgrims from all over the world.

In photos: Life resumes in Fallujah despite vast destruction by ISIL

Displaced residents have started making their way back home amid ongoing efforts to resume services and establish security in the city.

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