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US Investigation Concludes ISIS Explosives Responsible For Civilian Deaths In Airstrike - pppFocus;

US Investigation Concludes ISIS Explosives Responsible For Civilian Deaths In Airstrike - pppFocus

pppFocusUS Investigation Concludes ISIS Explosives Responsible For Civilian Deaths In AirstrikepppFocusSecondary explosions of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-placed munitions were responsible for the deaths of 105 civilians in Mosul, Iraq, in March, according to the results of a DoD investigation into the tragedy. 'Post-blast analysis detected residues ...and more »

Iraqi Army squeezes ISIS pocket in Mosul city from all sides - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration);

Iraqi Army squeezes ISIS pocket in Mosul city from all sides - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)Iraqi Army squeezes ISIS pocket in Mosul city from all sidesAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:20 P.M.) – After a brief hiatus to evacuate civilians through humanitarian corridors, the Iraqi Armed Forces resumed their counter-insurgency operations in the last three ISIS-held neighborhoods of Mosul city. On Saturday, the ...and more »

Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul - KVIA El Paso;

Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul - KVIA El Paso

KVIA El PasoIraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western MosulKVIA El PasoSecurity forces launched a large-scale military operation Saturday to take the remaining neighborhoods under ISIS control in western Mosul, the country's Joint Operation Command said. Soldiers are storming the Shifa neighborhood and al Jamhouri Hospital.and more »

Record number of civilians flee Mosul since October, NGO - Rudaw;

Record number of civilians flee Mosul since October, NGO - Rudaw

RudawRecord number of civilians flee Mosul since October, NGORudawERBIL, Kurdistan Region – An average of 10,000 people continue to flee conflict areas in Western Mosul as fighting intensifies between the Iraqi forces who have announced their last push and the ISIS militants who are expected to make their last stand ...and more »

Iraq forces launch broad attack on IS holdouts in Mosul - Ahram Online

Iraq forces launch broad attack on IS holdouts in MosulAhram OnlineIraqi forces have launched a broad assault on parts of battleground second city Mosul still held by the Islamic State (IS) militant group, the military announced on Saturday. The offensive is the latest push in the more than seven-month battle to ...and more »

Mosul air attack killed at least 105, say U.S. commanders - The Eastern Tribune (press release);

Mosul air attack killed at least 105, say U.S. commanders - The Eastern Tribune (press release)

The Eastern Tribune (press release)Mosul air attack killed at least 105, say U.S. commandersThe Eastern Tribune (press release)The bomb dropped on March 17 targeted two IS snipers from the extremist group Islamic State (IS), the lead investigator, Air Force Brigadier General Matthew Isler, said on May 25.The United States has previously acknowledged that it “probably” had a ...and more »

USA says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilians - pppFocus;

USA says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilians - pppFocus

pppFocusUSA says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilianspppFocusThe US bombarded a concrete building in Mosul's western al-Jadida district, where Iraqi forces were fighting against terrorists, on March 17. The bomb, called a GBU-38, was selected because it could penetrate the roof of the building while “minimizing ...and more »

USA military acknowledges over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March - Normangee Star;

USA military acknowledges over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March - Normangee Star

Normangee StarUSA military acknowledges over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in MarchNormangee StarEven as half-hearted and full of excuses as it is, the offer of “condolences” from the U.S. about all the people they killed that day in Mosul is, at the very least, a lot more than most of the in Iraq and Syria get when they are bombed by the ...and more »

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul - The Jerusalem Post;

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul - The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem PostIraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in MosulThe Jerusalem PostThe fall of the city would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared nearly three years ago by ISIS. A helicopter of the Iraqi Army fires against Islamic State positions in western Mosul, Iraq May 27, 2017. . (photo credit ...and more »

UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul Areas - Prensa Latina

UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul AreasPrensa Latina27 de mayo de 2017, 10:59United Nations, May 27 (Prensa Latina) UN Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O''Brien, has today expressed his concern over the lives of tens of thousands of civilians remaining in IS-controlled Mosul ...and more »

Security kill 29 IS militants, set free 24 civilians west of Mosul - Iraqi News;

Security kill 29 IS militants, set free 24 civilians west of Mosul - Iraqi News

Iraqi NewsSecurity kill 29 IS militants, set free 24 civilians west of MosulIraqi NewsFILE PHOTO: A member of the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) walks at the site after an air strike attack against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion in Mosul, Iraq March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo. Mosul/ Baaj (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi ...and more »

Iraq starts new assault on Islamic State group in Mosul - BBC News;

Iraq starts new assault on Islamic State group in Mosul - BBC News

BBC NewsIraq starts new assault on Islamic State group in MosulBBC NewsIraqi security forces have launched a new assault on Islamic State (IS) militants in the city of Mosul. Troops say they made gains in a few hours as they try to drive rebels out of the last remaining strongholds in Mosul's Old City they still control ...and more »

Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul - Aljazeera.com;

Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comIraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in MosulAljazeera.comAl-Shifaa, Al-Zinjili and Al-Saha al-Oula neighbourhoods come under military attack as army seeks to reach Old City. 27 May 2017 14:01 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social.and more »

Iraqi police ban niqab at IS-free locations in Mosul to hunt undercover militants - Iraqi News;

Iraqi police ban niqab at IS-free locations in Mosul to hunt undercover militants - Iraqi News

Iraqi NewsIraqi police ban niqab at IS-free locations in Mosul to hunt undercover militantsIraqi NewsMosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi police forces banned women at areas recaptured from Islamic State militants in Mosul from wearing the Islamic full-face cover (niqab) for security considerations, an officer said Saturday. Brig. Gen. Watheq al-Hamadni, head ...and more »

US-aided Iraqi forces begin assault on last ISIS strongholds in western Mosul - Washington Post;

US-aided Iraqi forces begin assault on last ISIS strongholds in western Mosul - Washington Post

Washington PostUS-aided Iraqi forces begin assault on last ISIS strongholds in western MosulWashington PostMOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi forces, backed by heavy U.S.-led air and artillery strikes, began a new offensive into the Islamic State's final bastions in the city. The operation, announced Saturday by Iraq's Joint Operations Command, comes after Iraqi troops ...and more »

U.S. admits Mosul air strike killed more than 100 civilians - pppFocus;

U.S. admits Mosul air strike killed more than 100 civilians - pppFocus

pppFocusU.S. admits Mosul air strike killed more than 100 civilianspppFocusA Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the US dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March. Isler told reporters at the Pentagon via teleconference from Randolph Air Force Base in Texas that the ...and more »

US-Led “Counter-Terrorism” Operation in Mosul. Weapons for ISIS, Indiscriminate Air Strikes Directed against Civilians - Center for Research on Globalization;

US-Led “Counter-Terrorism” Operation in Mosul. Weapons for ISIS, Indiscriminate Air Strikes Directed against Civilians - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationUS-Led “Counter-Terrorism” Operation in Mosul. Weapons for ISIS, Indiscriminate Air Strikes Directed against CiviliansCenter for Research on GlobalizationDespite all the promises of the U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, about the imminent end of the operation in Mosul, it is obvious that the U.S. armed forces are not hurrying to leave the city. Contrary to the expectations of the Iraqis ...and more »

Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard killed fighting IS group in Iraq: Tasnim - Ahram Online

Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard killed fighting IS group in Iraq: TasnimAhram OnlineA senior commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was killed fighting Islamic State (IS) group west of the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Tehran-based Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. It is the first time Iran has announced the ...and more »

Aid groups warn of chaos after Mosul civilians told to flee - Normangee Star;

Aid groups warn of chaos after Mosul civilians told to flee - Normangee Star

Normangee StarAid groups warn of chaos after Mosul civilians told to fleeNormangee StarFrom there, they are transported to Hamam al-Alil, south of Mosul, on the western banks of the Euphrates, which has become the transit hub for the tens of thousands of families fleeing the West Mosul conflict. The bomb hit a large cache of Islamic ...and more »

Iraqi Forces Begin Push to Reclaim ISIS-Controlled ... - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Iraqi Forces Begin Push to Reclaim ISIS-Controlled ...Wall Street Journal (subscription)Iraqi forces launched their final push to reclaim the last districts of Mosul still under Islamic State control on Saturday, considered the most difficult stage of this battle against the militants now in its eighth month. Army, police and elite ...and more »