Rodi Said / Reuters Tripods and a projector are pictured inside an ancient Hammam that was used by Islamic State militants as a media centre in Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, August 16, 2016.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters Explosives left behind by Islamic State militants are seen at a school, following clashes in Falluja, Iraq, June 25, 2016.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters Rocket-propelled grenades left behind by Islamic State militants are seen at a school, following clashes in Falluja, Iraq, June 25, 2016.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters A member of the Iraqi counterterrorism forces stands by an Islamic State militants weapons factory in Falluja, Iraq, June 23, 2016.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters A factory abandoned by Islamic State militants is seen in Falluja, Iraq, June 25, 2016.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters Burnt out prison cells belonging to Islamic State militants are seen in Falluja after government forces recaptured the city from Islamic State militants, Iraq, June 27, 2016.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters Blindfolds are pictured inside a prison, which according to Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters belonged to Islamic State militants, in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate, Syria, August 17, 2016.
Rodi Said / Reuters A view shows part of a media centre that belonged to Islamic State militants inside an ancient Hammam in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate, Syria, August 16, 2016.
Rodi Said / Reuters A view shows car parts, which according to Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters were used by Islamic State militants to prepare car bombs, at a workshop in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate, Syria, August 17, 2016.
Ari Jalal / Reuters A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015.

The Ashes of ISIS’ Reign

After a months-long siege, U.S.-backed rebels freed the northern Syrian city of Manjib in August, only two months after Iraqi forces took back Fallujah, also with Western help. This gallery provides a glimpse of the mundane and the militant aspects of ISIS' rule. A media entertainment center sits next to a room stacked with rocket-propelled grenades; marriage documents and educational leaflets are scattered beside empty bullet casings; and a factory that once produced cars shows signs of having been turned into a facility for making car bombs.

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