Some residents are now returning to Mosul after it was captured by ISIS militants last week.
As ITV Senior International Correspondent John Irvine reports, ISIS has been advertising its victory over the Iraqi Army by releasing unverified graphic photographs of soldiers who surrendered - only to be executed.
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The Foreign Secretary has been clear on the threat of Isis, but he has ruled out the prospect of any UK military involvement in the crisis.
Iraq’s foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, is a natural diplomat. Polite, immaculately dressed, and blessed with a great memory.
Isis has paraded military equipment in Mosul it captured from when the Iraqi army fled in what some see as a "nightmare scenario."