Spectre of Isil looms large over Mosul as <b>Iraq</b> heads to the polls

It is election season in Mosul and the Iraqi city is awash with campaign posters. For the first time in half a decade, faces of women - some without hijabs - beam out on to the streets of the former Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant stronghold. “Some of these candidates with billboards don't even care if ...