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On the Road to Mosul

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Jerome Sessini documented the Kurdish Peshmerga offensive against Islamic State (IS) in the city of Bashiq over the last month. Then crossed the region to cover Iraqi forces pushing towards Mosul, the jewel in the crown of towns captured and controlled by IS since 2014. Resistance has been fierce with IS proving an experienced and determined enemy with no fear of death or martyrdom