Mosul mood turning against ISIL

Public opinion changing after Sunni majority initially welcomed takeover of the Iraqi city by the armed group.

    Iraq's northern city of Mosul has been under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant since June.

    Many among the Sunni majority initially welcomed ISIL's takeover, accusing the Iraqi army of waging a sectarian war against them.
     
    However, there are signs that public opinion is changing.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports.


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