How ISIS-controlled drones like this are striking new fear within the US military - Washington Times

In a new threat to the West, the Islamic State on Tuesday debuted on social media a commercially available drone dropping small bombs with pinpoint accuracy onto Iraqi targets in and around Mosul. The new capability raises the specter that the Islamic ...

UN: 750000 Civilians at Risk as Battle to Retake Western Mosul Looms - Voice of America

Humanitarian agencies have expressed fear for the safety of 750,000 Iraqi civilians living in western Mosul as government forces are expected to mount an all-out offensive in the coming weeks to retake the city from Islamic State militants. The Iraqi ...

Eastern Mosul Liberated: Now Comes the Hard Part - DoD Buzz

Iraqi Army soldiers celebrate with residents of liberated neighborhoods as they hold upside down a flag of the Islamic State group, in the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The U.N. and several aid organizations say an estimated 750 ...

How ISIS is turning commercial drones into weapons in the battle for Mosul - BGR

Elite Iraqi units clearing Mosul from Islamic State occupation face aerial bombardment from modified ISIS drones every day. I just returned from two weeks on the ground inside Mosul with Iraq's Emergency Response Division and the Counter Terrorism ...

Iraqi Forces Retake Eastern Mosul From ISIS - Washington Free Beacon

Iraqi security forces have retaken the eastern portion of the city of Mosul from the Islamic State, the government of Iraq said on Tuesday. The city, Iraq's second largest, is divided by the Tigris River and ISIS still controls the western part of it ...

Over 750000 civilians stranded in ISIS-held Western Mosul, NGOs voice concern - ARA News

Iraqi civilians seen in eastern Mosul after the arrival of the Iraqi security forces. Photo: ARA News/Pierre-Yves Baillet. Read More. Manchester bomber had 'proven' links to ISIS: official; PMU official denies tensions between Shia forces and Kurdish ...

East Mosul cleared of ISIS: Iraqi government, US-led coalition - Talk Media News

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors are one of several coalition airframes providing close air support to ground forces working to liberate the city of Mosul, Iraq. (Senior Airman Tyler Woodward/U.S. Air Force). WASHINGTON – Iraqi forces have liberated the ...

Iraqi troops torture and execute three ISIS fighters in a sickening video which has enraged the United Nations - Daily Mail

The harrowing footage, which has deeply concerned the United Nations, shows uniformed men parading three suspected terrorists through the streets of Mosul, Iraq. One soldier holding a stick drags his victim across the ground by his foot as he ...

Battle for Mosul: thousands of children in recaptured east go back to school - euronews

Thousands of children in Iraq are heading back to school in eastern areas of Mosul, recently cleared from ISIL control. 30 schools in the northern Iraqi city are said to have opened this week allowing some 16,000 students to resume their studies ...

750000 civilians in west Mosul in peril as Iraq prepares to cross Tigris, rout Islamic State - The Japan Times

MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD – Iraqi forces retook the last area of Mosul east of the Tigris River Tuesday, 100 days into an offensive whose next phase aid groups warned could have dire consequences for civilians. Army units flushed out fighters of the Islamic ...

Iraqi PM: Eastern Mosul 'fully liberated' from Islamic State - Military Times

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraq's prime minister on Tuesday declared eastern Mosul "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants after a day of fierce fighting and more than three months after a massive U.S.-backed operation to retake the city began. Iraqi ...

ISIS propaganda footage shows young terrorists using drones to drop bombs on battlefield as children celebrate ... - Mirror.co.uk

Islamic State has released a chilling new video showing young terrorists using killer drones that drop bombs on the battlefield. The clip taken in the Iraqi city of Mosul shows the jihadis using the weapon for the first time during a series of explosions.

Iraqi Military Seizes Control of Eastern Mosul From Islamic State: Prime Minister - Wall Street Journal

MOSUL, Iraq—The military seized control of eastern Mosul from Islamic State, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, a significant step toward retaking the entire city. Fighting in Western Mosul, which remains under control of the terror group, will ...

Iraqi government announces full liberation of Eastern Mosul from ISIS - ARA News

Iraqi forces have been fighting ISIS in Mosul since 17 October, 2016, when they launched a major offensive supported by the US-led coalition. “I congratulate the Iraqi people on the full liberation of East Mosul, made possible by the courage and ...

Iraq: East Mosul Free of IS Control - Voice of America

The Iraqi government says its security forces have taken complete control of eastern Mosul from the Islamic State group, more than 100 days after the fight for Mosul began in October. IS fighters are now pushed into west Mosul and have lost control all ...

Haider al-Abadi: East Mosul fully liberated from ISIL - Aljazeera.com

Haider al-Abadi says army took back eastern part of city, day after defence ministry retracted earlier claim of victory. 24 Jan 2017 19:56 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...

“Don't forget children of Mosul” says actor Ewan McGregor after 100 days of fighting - The Peninsula Qatar

British actor Ewan McGregor (R) poses with British actress Kelly Macdonald (L) on the red carpet arriving to attend the world premiere of the film T2 Trainspotting in Edinburgh on January 22, 2017. / AFP / Andy Buchanan ...

Iraqi Forces Liberate Eastern Mosul from the Islamic State - Foreign Policy (blog)

On Tuesday, the Iraqi government offered up a rare bit of good news, announcing it had liberated Eastern Mosul from the Islamic State, after months of deadly street-to-street fighting. Iraqi forces dislodged the final remnants of Islamic State ...

Iraqi forces secure eastern Mosul from Islamic State - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces have secured the eastern half of Mosul in a battlefield victory that has tightened the noose around the Islamic State and made it difficult for militants to flee the city, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Tuesday ...

Iraqi forces retake last area of Mosul east of the Tigris River after 100 days of deadly fighting – but now comes ... - Daily Mail

Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi has said his troops have completely liberated eastern Mosul three months after the operation to retake the city had begun. Intense fighting over the weekend subsided after Iraqi troops, supported by US air power ...