>> Underpinning, Islamic State's hardline rule, a bureaucratic nightmare. Iraqis in free districts of Mosul turning to the mess the militants left behind. This makeshift caught in a portacabin helps displaced Iraqis convert their IS documents into state recognized ones. Life went on in the so called caliphate, as to death.
And the militants who took Mosul in 2014 didn't make it easy to get the papers in the first place.>> I had a child in Mosul under Islamic State rule. They wouldn't give me a birth certificate without a fee, and then they wouldn't give me my child until I got my identification card which they confiscated because I smoked.
>> Iraqi forces uncovering the militant's tunnels as they advance. Closing in on the last few areas of Eastern Mosul, and predicting imminent victory there.>>