Christmas Returns to Mosul After Islamic State Defeat

December 24, 2017 12:25 PM
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For the first time in the more than three years since Islamic State militants took over vast swaths of Iraq and Syria, Iraqi Christians have gone to church to celebrate Christmas in Mosul—a former militant stronghold. Worshipers and Muslim activists say they are hoping the holidays may bring some healing. VOA's Heather Murdock is on the scene in Mosul, Iraq.