Several thousand parents in Iraq's Mosul city are concerned about the future of their children who were born under Daesh's rule. The Iraqi authorities are willing to register them, but corruption has complicated the process.
Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh six months ago.
More than 100 Daesh members in the Kirkuk region have been jailed and another 250 are in prison awaiting trial, but sleeper cells still pose a threat with surprise attacks.
James Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital on Monday, as US-back Iraqi forces entered day two of their campaign to take western Mosul from Daesh.
Advances in the offensive to recapture Mosul have slowed during the past two weeks, because of fierce resistance by Daesh and bad weather.
He also predicts that the fight against Daesh will continue beyond Mosul to the Syrian border.
DAESH is making mustard gas and not taking it from the former stockpiles of Iraqi or Syrian regime forces, according to the Pentagon.
US commander for Iraq and Syria said DAESH has lost 45,000 of its militants and substantial land in the last two years.
Thousands of people have been displaced after US-backed Iraqi forces retook many parts of Fallujah from DEASH. The UN and other aid organisations fear the crisis could worsen if not attended by the authorities properly.
The Iraqi Pm said, "Security forces have tightened their control inside the city and there are still some pockets that need to be cleansed in the coming hours."
Civilians, caught in the crossfire between DAESH and Iraqi forces, risk their lives trying to flee Fallujah.
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