A senior Iraqi government official says authorities are sending food, heating oil and drinking water to civilians in areas retaken from ISIS in and around the northern city of Mosul.
Iraqi Army soldiers secure streets in a recently liberated village occupied by Islamic State militants outside Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Displaced Iraqi people, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, hug each other as they meet for the first time since they fled Mosul, at Khazer camp, Iraq November 26, 2016. REUTERS