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Ex-Nineveh governor says Sunnis being targeted in west Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-28 04:14
Atheel al-Nujaifi believes tactics have changed in west Mosul over the east ...

Mosul: Death toll rises to 511 by US raids on residential areas
Orient News - 2017-03-28 02:03

[Video] Iraqi forces clash with ISIS fighters in Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-27 23:00

Bomb factories, village command posts: Islamic State's rural fight
Reuters - 2017-03-27 22:48
BADUSH, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have pulled out of this deserted village on the Tigris river, which Iraqi commanders say was a crucial outpost defending their nearby stronghold of Mosul, but signs of their presence abound. ...

Iraqi forces clash with ISIS militants in Mosul, residents flee
NRT - 2017-03-27 22:47

Blasts rock western Mosul as Iraqi forces push to expel Islamic State
NRT - 2017-03-27 22:19

Anti-IS Operations in West Mosul Concluded on Military Level: Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-27 22:17
SOFIA — Iraqi forces said on Monday that the battle against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in western Mosul has concluded on military level. The spokesperson of the Joint Operations Command, Yahia Rasoul, said on Monday that the government forces in th ...

[Video] Iraqi forces uncover ISIS bomb factory near Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-27 22:02

After civilians killed in Mosul, Pentagon denies loosening rules in fight vs IS
Reuters - 2017-03-27 21:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, facing allegations that a coalition air strike may have killed scores of civilians in Iraq's city of Mosul, on Monday said it was not loosening its rules of engagement in the fight against Islamic State but that resour ...

Coalition strikes killing civilians in Mosul: Officer
Kurdiu - 2017-03-27 21:05

Iraqi armed forces uncover ISIS bomb factory near Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-27 19:21

Iraqi forces make new push in Mosul Old City: federal police
Reuters - 2017-03-27 18:30
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces said they launched new assaults in Mosul's Old City on Monday after more than two weeks of only small advances and a high civilian death toll appeared to prompt a change in tactics. ...

Bashiq Schools to Be Reconstructed for Next Academic Year: Official
BAS News - 2017-03-27 17:58
28 schools of the district will be reconstructed BASHIQ — Mosul Education Directorate, with support from Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), has begun to reconstruct the schools of Bashiq town, 12 km east of Mosul, after they were rendered out of order ...

Civilian deaths, Old City fight force Mosul battle rethink
Reuters - 2017-03-27 16:11
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Perched in bombed-out apartments overlooking west Mosul, Iraqi police snipers have in the last few days advanced to within a few hundred meters of the mosque where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al—Baghdadi declared his caliphate ne ...

Major military gains expected in west Mosul as army closes in on old town, Iraqi general says
Rûdaw - 2017-03-27 15:04
"in the near future there will be great events which we won't reveal now ...

Many displaced people from Mosul return home says migration organization
Rûdaw - 2017-03-27 15:04
“A total of 350,000 have been displaced." ...

US central command investigating Mosul’s deadly bombing
Rûdaw - 2017-03-27 15:04
"We will continue to take extraordinary measures to avoid harming civilians ...

Iraqi forces fight fierce street battles near Mosul's al-Nuri mosque
NRT - 2017-03-27 14:08

Peshmerga would not enter Mosul, commander tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
a Peshmerga commander told Kurdpress that the Kurdish forces would not enter the Iraqi northern city of Mosul within the agreements made between Erbil, capital of Kurdistan Region, and the central government in Baghdad. ...

U.S. to deploy 200 additional troops to Iraq as Mosul battle rages on
NRT - 2017-03-27 09:26

Iraqi snipers combat ISIS in narrow Mosul streets
NRT - 2017-03-27 08:50

ISIS fully surrounded in western Mosul, says Iraqi army general
NRT - 2017-03-27 08:05

'Two dead' in Mosul market attack in Iraq
BBC - 2017-03-27 05:20
Mortar shells sparked a major fire in the Nabi Yunus market in east Mosul. ...

Mosul residents flee thirst, hunger and Islamic State
NRT - 2017-03-26 23:18

[Video] Mosul residents flee thirst, hunger and Islamic State
NRT - 2017-03-26 22:55

[Video] Iraqi forces combat ISIS around key Mosul mosque
NRT - 2017-03-26 22:18

Mosul: Iraqi forces Liberate Badush Dam
BAS News - 2017-03-26 21:14
MOSUL — Iraqi government forces on Sunday liberated Badush dam from the grip of the Islamic State (IS) in western Mosul, officials confirmed. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah, the commander of Nineveh operations, confirmed the report today evening and stated ...

IS Chief Al-Baghdadi's Role in Mosul Ended: Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-26 18:17
He has no longer a role in the fight in Mosul MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) chief Abubakir al-Baghdadi is not in central Mosul where the military operations are taking place, and he has no role over the fight in Mosul, said Nineveh operations commander ...

Iraqi army reclaims 2 areas of western Mosul
Kurdiu - 2017-03-26 17:50

'No pause to attacks against IS' in West Mosul
BBC - 2017-03-26 17:33
Iraqi forces are continuing their offensive to drive Islamic State fighters out of western Mosul as concern grows over civilian deaths. ...

Iraqi forces combat ISIS around key Mosul mosque
NRT - 2017-03-26 17:13

Four killed, dozens injured in ISIS mortar attacks in East Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 16:33
It targeted a busy market burning five shops as the result ...

Iraqi Air Force Strikes Several IS Leaders in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 16:10
MOSUL — Iraqi Air Force hits the Islamic State (IS) positions in western Mosul on Sunday, resulting in the killing of several leaders of the group, as the operations continue in the area. The Iraqi Air Force released a statement on Sunday, saying that ac ...

Iraqi Forces Liberate 4 More Areas In West Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 16:10
MOSUL — Four more areas in western Mosul were liberated from the Islamic State (IS) by the Iraqi forces on Sunday, according to a military media source. The Iraqi Defence Ministry's War Media Cell announced on Sunday that the counter-terrorism forces rec ...

Troops fight to close in on al-Nuri Mosque Smoke, gunfire in southwest Mosul as Iraqi forces push to recapture city
NRT - 2017-03-26 15:47

BCF and UNICEF Deliver Aid to Around 2,000 Children in North Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 15:45
BCF and UNICEF have signed a protocol to help 30,000 children ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) and UNICEF delivered clothing assistance to thousands of displaced children in the liberated areas in Sheikhan district, 60 km north of Mosul. On Sunda ...

Nine Civilians Killed and Dozens Wounded in IS Attack on East Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 14:17
The attack was conducted by 3 mortars and a suicide bomber MOSUL — Nine civilians were killed and dozens others wounded in an offensive conducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants on east Mosul on Sunday morning. The militants conducted a violent attac ...

Iraqi watchdog says nearly 4,000 civilians killed in west Mosul operation
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 13:09
over 10,000 residential homes have been destroyed since February ...

IS Captures Nearly 200 Children in Mosul to Use Them As Human Shields
BAS News - 2017-03-26 13:03
The number of civilian casualties is increasing in Mosul MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly taken nearly 200 children hostage in west Mosul in order to use them as human shields to resist the Iraqi forces' advance on the IS-held are ...

Iraq says deadly Mosul incident was no airstrike but an ISIS car bomb
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 11:59
“More often than not, ISIS stores explosives in some buildings," ...

Iraqi military says 61 bodies pulled from collapsed Mosul site
Reuters - 2017-03-26 10:31
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi's military said on Sunday 61 bodies had been recovered from a collapsed building that was boobytrapped by Islamic State in Western Mosul, but there was no sign it had been hit by a coalition strike though a large vehicle bomb was ...

UN “Profoundly Concerned” about Civilian Casualties in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 00:26
BAGHDAD — The United Nations is profoundly concerned by reports of a high number of civilian casualties in al-Aghawat al-Jadidah, a densely populated neighborhood in Mosul. Initial reports indicate hundreds of causalities, said the United Nations Assista ...

UN voices concern over high civilian deaths in Mosul
Kurdiu - 2017-03-25 21:13

Iraqi Forces Halt Military Operation in Mosul Due to Civilian Casualties
BAS News - 2017-03-25 21:01
SOFIA — The Iraqi Army is forced to pause the operation against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul due to the “catastrophic” rate of civilian casualties reported in the city. The US-led coalition who has been backing the ...

Official claims 3 Kurds among 39 civilians killed during Newroz in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 20:59
The Kurds were killed on the first day of Newroz holiday by ISIS. ...

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike
BBC - 2017-03-25 19:20
Coalition says it hit area where many were reportedly killed as fears over civilian casualties grow. ...

UPDATE: US says coalition strikes match reports of casualties in W Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 17:55
Iraq calls for a further and immediate investigation into the strikes. ...

U.S. military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike
Reuters - 2017-03-25 16:57
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that U.S. aircraft struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred. ...

Iraqi forces pause advance in Mosul due to civilian casualties concern
NRT - 2017-03-25 15:31

Why the battles for Aleppo and Mosul are totally different
Seth Frantzman - 2017-03-25 15:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Over the last year there have been periodic attempts to link the battles of Aleppo and Mosul as similar. A Recent headline: “Aleppo boy versus Mosul […] ...

Iraqi forces pause Mosul push over concern for civilian casualties
Reuters - 2017-03-25 12:15
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said. ...

Thousands flee Mosul over fear of airstrikes
BBC - 2017-03-25 11:50
Eyewitnesses say that many Iraqi civilians have been caught up and killed in the US led airstrikes against so-called Islamic State in the battle for Mosul. ...

Mosul official: Human life more precious than freeing a neighborhood
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 11:35
“Civilians should not be involved in this war,” ...

Här återförenas pappan med dottern som försvann i krigets Mosul - DN.SE
DN - 2017-03-25 09:07

Civilians fleeing Mosul say they are being fired upon by ISIS
NRT - 2017-03-25 08:32

Stunning loss of life in west Mosul, says UN as bodies dug out of rubble
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 23:40
On Thursday, an estimated 200 civilians were killed ...

18 Western Mosul Neighborhoods Freed So Far: Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-24 22:15
MOSUL — Since the beginning of the western Mosul operation in February, the Iraqi army has managed to liberate 18 neighborhoods from the grip of Islamic State (IS), said an Iraqi counter-terrorism official. In the remaining neighborhoods, IS uses civilia ...

Battles for Mosul and Raqqa: Challenges and comparisons
Seth Frantzman - 2017-03-24 19:39
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On March 22nd US forces helped transport elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces across lake Assad behind ISIS lines. Coming ashore around 30 kilometers from Raqqa, […] ...

IS gunmen target civilians fleeing Mosul by night
Reuters - 2017-03-24 16:39
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State gunmen are opening fire on men, women and children as they try to flee Mosul under cover of darkness, civilians who escaped the besieged Iraqi city said on Friday. ...

Iraqi forces prepare new push in Mosul as civilians flee city
NRT - 2017-03-24 16:30

Mosul's east begins to bustle but healing a long way off
Reuters - 2017-03-24 11:49
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Eastern Mosul is coming back to life. In the few weeks since Iraqi forces drove Islamic State from this side of the city, markets have opened and bulldozers have begun to clear the debris left by battle. ...

Iraqi forces prepare new push, tactics in Mosul as civilians flee city
Reuters - 2017-03-24 11:19
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are preparing a fresh push against Islamic State using new tactics, but operations to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country are on hold, military officials said on Friday. ...

Fake oder News: Über 200 Tote durch Bombardierung von Häusern in Mosul?
Telepolis - 2017-03-24 09:36
Wegen heftiger Kämpfe und schlechtem Wetter stockt die Offensive, im Hintergrund schwelt der Konflikt zwischen der Türkei und den von US-Truppen unterstützten Kurden in Syrien ...

Thousands of people flee from Mosul | The World Weekly
Theworldweekly - 2017-03-24 02:17

Tv curda, 200 uccisi in raid a Mosul
ANSA - 2017-03-24 00:08
La maggior parte civili. Si ignora chi abbia compiuto attacco ...

Mosul: Iraqi Forces Recapture District of al-Yabessat
BAS News - 2017-03-23 22:33
LEEDS — Iraqi forces liberated the district of al-Yabessat in western Mosul on Thursday as the operation against the so-called Islamic State (IS) continues. The Joint Operations Command reported that the counter-terrorism forces took over the area and ra ...

Iraqi Forces Deny Civilian Casualties in Mosul Airstrike
BAS News - 2017-03-23 22:33
LEEDS — Iraqi Forces denied causing civilian casualties during airstrikes in the ongoing operation against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the western parts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. According to a statement released by the Iraqi Defense M ...

Children suffer nightmare of war in Mosul as civilian casualties climb
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 21:55
A soldier carries a child, looking for his parents ...

Weather halts Iraqi forces' Mosul offensive
NRT - 2017-03-23 20:49

Dozens killed, buried in rubble after Mosul air raid - Iraqi officials, residents
Reuters - 2017-03-23 20:30
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in the Iraqi city of Mosul after an air strike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion last week and rescuers are still recovering bodies, civil defense agency official ...

UN refugee agency says 400,000 civilians trapped in western Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-23 18:57

Child victims of Mosul battle fill emergency hospital
NRT - 2017-03-23 16:11

At least 200 people killed in Mosul air strikes
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 12:46
“Some of the dead were taking shelter inside the homes,” ...

Child victims of Mosul battle fill emergency hospital
Reuters - 2017-03-23 11:25
BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - The 9-year-old Iraqi boy was playing football on a patch of wasteground during a lull in the battle for Mosul when a mortar round fired by Islamic State militants landed nearby. It sprayed shrapnel into his lower legs and virtua ...

Iraqi forces recapture two villages in west Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-23 10:05

Fighting against ISIS in Mosul continues but injured civilians remain trapped
NRT - 2017-03-23 07:36

Thousands of Iraqis seek shelter in Syrian Kurdistan after fleeing Mosul
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
MOSCOW,— Around 15,000 Iraqis have arrived in Syrian Kurdish territories after escaping the Mosul offensive, an official of the Federation of Northern Syria, a de facto Kurdish autonomy, told Sputnik. The Kurdish autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan is hosting r ...

Islamic State shells areas recaptured by Iraqi forces in western Mosul
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
MOSUL,— Islamic State militants shelled areas recaptured by Iraqi forces in western Mosul, hitting civilians fleeing the fighting early on Wednesday as troops edged their way through the narrow, dangerous streets of the Old City. Heavy mortar fire killed ...

IS Mortar Attack Kills and Injures Civilians in Central Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
LEEDS — Mortar shelling conducted by the so-called Islamic State (IS) killed one civilian and injured another three, including a security soldier, in the areas of central Mosul on Wednesday. A police source said that one girl was killed and two other civ ...

Flying in Assistance: Getting Ambulances for Mosul - Iraq | ReliefWeb
Reliefweb - 2017-03-22 22:57

After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital - CSMonitor.com
Csmonitor - 2017-03-22 22:57

Mosul: Iraqi Forces Kill 15 IS Militants, Arrest Several Others
BAS News - 2017-03-22 22:24
MOSUL — Iraqi security forces killed 15 Islamic State (IS) militants and arrested several sleeper cells belonging to the extremist group in central Mosul, a federal police officer said on Wednesday. Captain Khalil Haider from the Iraqi Federal Police sai ...

MSF Receives Thousands of Patients from West Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-22 22:24
MSF warns about the lack of medical resources for Mosul victims ERBIL — As fighting in Mosul is still ongoing, thousands of wounded have been rushed from the conflict area by ambulance, and the medical resources are not sufficient to cope with such a lar ...

Defeating ISIS in west Mosul’s old city takes patience, says interior minister
Rûdaw - 2017-03-22 20:05
“We need some time to develop new tactics, plans, and more support,” ...

Shi'ite aid convoys enter Mosul, bringing relief and suspicion
Reuters - 2017-03-22 18:33
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Aid convoys linked to paramilitary groups have begun making regular deliveries to Mosul districts recaptured from Islamic State, bringing much-needed relief but also fears that their Shi'ite backers are encroaching into the mostly ...

Islamic State shells recaptured areas in west Mosul
Reuters - 2017-03-22 14:23
MOSUL (Reuters) - Islamic State militants shelled areas recaptured by Iraqi forces in western Mosul, hitting civilians fleeing the fighting early on Wednesday as troops edged their way through the narrow, dangerous streets of the Old City. ...

HRW says ISIS dumped hundreds in mass grave near Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-22 08:43

Al menos 15.000 refugiados de Mosul llegan al Kurdistán sirio
Sputnik - 2017-03-22 03:00

WHO EMRO | Fifteen ambulances airlifted into Iraq to serve trauma needs in Mosul | Iraq-news | Iraq
WHO - 2017-03-22 02:35

[Video] Iraqi forces push further into Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-21 21:57

[Video] Shia paramilitary and ISIS battle for Badush near Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-21 20:38

Iraqi forces edge into Mosul's Old City, says defence ministry
NRT - 2017-03-21 19:04

Fifteen ambulances airlifted into Iraq to serve trauma needs in Mosul [EN/AR] - Iraq | ReliefWeb
Reliefweb - 2017-03-21 15:17

Iraqi forces try to bring civilians out of east Mosul, U.S. pledges more support
Reuters - 2017-03-21 14:46
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul's Islamic State-held Old City on Tuesday so that troops could clear the area, but militant snipers hampered the effort, Iraqi officers said. ...

Thousands of Iraqis Seek Shelter in Syrian Kurdish Camp after Fleeing Mosul – Al-Manar TV Lebanon
Almanar - 2017-03-21 10:45

Thousands of Iraqis Seek Shelter in Syrian Kurdish Camp After Fleeing Mosul
Sputnik - 2017-03-21 10:20

Civilians flee as Iraqi forces push deeper into west Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-21 07:52

Thousands flee Iraq’s Mosul as battle edges into Old City
Orient News - 2017-03-21 02:04

Mosul refugee numbers mount amid humanitarian crisis
Kurdiu - 2017-03-20 22:36

IS Kidnaps 9 Iraqi Troops in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-20 21:04
MOSUL — Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday kidnapped nine Iraqi soldiers in Mosul as military confrontations between the sides is further escalating, said a source form the Iraqi Interior Minister. One colonel is among the kidnapped, the source, who ...

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