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FRONTLINE: Battle For Iraq

Airs Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

An oil fire in Al Qayyarah, Iraq. In “Battle For Iraq,” FRONTLINE goes inside...

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Above: An oil fire in Al Qayyarah, Iraq. In “Battle For Iraq,” FRONTLINE goes inside the battle for Mosul, with civilians, soldiers and ISIS suspects. Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad examines the fight and its toll, surviving a suicide bomb.

In "Battle For Iraq," FRONTLINE goes inside the battle for Mosul, with civilians, soldiers and ISIS suspects. Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad examines the fight and its toll, surviving a suicide bomb. Also in the hour, a dramatic report on an Iraqi unit at the center of the fight.

This episode of FRONTLINE will be available for viewing on demand after broadcast.

Experience powerful investigative storytelling that answers only to you. From criminal justice to politics to global issues, the reporting of PBS’ flagship public affairs series takes you inside the controversial, complex stories shaping our times. FRONTLINE received a Peabody Award for "ISIS in Afghanistan."

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Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad goes inside the battle for Mosul to examine the fight and its toll, speaking with civilians, soldiers and ISIS suspects — and surviving a suicide bomb.

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