The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria appears to have used white phosphorus-loaded munitions on at least two occasions in densely populated areas of Mosul and in the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, according to videos posted online and human rights groups.

U.S.-led forces appear to be using white phosphorus in populated areas in Iraq and Syria

Marines with the Marine Expeditionary Unit carry rounds to an Howitzer gun line in preparation for fire missions in northern Syria as part of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve on Mar. US Marine Corps Photo

The worst ISIS attack in days is the one the world probably cares least about - The Washington Post

The worst ISIS attack in days is the one the world probably cares least about

Nearly 95 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

Iraq mourns 119 killed in Baghdad car bombing.

Death toll in Islamic State jihad bombing in Baghdad now 213

Iraq mourns 119 killed in Baghdad car bombing

Death toll in Islamic State jihad bombing in Baghdad now 213

Toll climbs to more than 200 in Islamic State’s worst-ever bomb attack on civilians - The Washington Post

Toll climbs to more than 200 in Islamic State’s worst-ever bomb attack on civilians

Nearly 95 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

Iraqi families attempt to escape the besieged city of Fallujah by crossing the Euphrates river

Battle for Fallujah: Isis snipers target families fleeing across Euphrates in makeshift rafts

Each of these elite commandos is worth 10 ISIS fighters.  Getty Images

These Terrifying, Skull-Faced Iraqi Troops Are Killing ISIS

Meet the elite special forces fighting on the front line in Iraq, hell-bent on bringing oblivion to the jihadi thugs

With ISIS on the run, new wars could erupt in Iraq..

With ISIS on the run, new wars could erupt in Iraq

With ISIS on the run, new wars could erupt in Iraq - The Washington Post

These Iraqis dodged bombs and bullets to escape the Islamic State, but their misery hasn’t ended - The Washington Post

These Iraqis dodged bombs and bullets to escape the Islamic State, but their misery hasn’t ended

After a perilous journey out of Fallujah, many end up in camps that struggle to provide even basic support.

Erdogan says Turkey to take part in Mosul operation | Daily Maverick

Erdogan says Turkey to take part in Mosul operation

Islamic State has lost this much territory in Iraq and Syria this year.

Islamic State has lost this much territory in Iraq and Syria this year

Battle for Mosul Tests Obama Strategy to Shift Fight’s Burden From U.S. - The New York Times

The administration’s counterterrorism doctrine aims to spread military responsibilities to regional partners rather than have the United States act alone.

A wide-ranging, uneasy coalition of forces is pushing forward to reclaim Iraq's third-largest city from the Islamic State.

What it’s like on the front lines with Iraqi and Kurdish forces moving on Mosul

A wide-ranging, uneasy coalition of forces is pushing forward to reclaim Iraq's third-largest city from the Islamic State.

Pentagon will send hundreds more troops to Iraq following seizure of key airfield - The Washington Post

Pentagon will send hundreds more troops to Iraq following seizure of key airfield

Iraqi security forces recapture key airbase in…: Iraqi security forces recaptured a strategic airbase in south of the Islamic State (IS)…

Ramadan in Iraq is so sweet. Literally, it’s all about the sweets. - The Washington Post

Ramadan in Iraq is so sweet. Literally, it’s all about the sweets.

The month-long holiday is a test a will power and especially faith.

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