Middle East

U.N. says Iraq’s battle for Mosul may cost $2B in aid

In this Friday, July 15, 2016 picture, displaced civilians, who fled their Islamic State-held towns and villages south of Mosul during fight between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, arrive to a camp for displaced outside Irbil, 217 miles (350 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 19, 2016, on page 8.




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