Iraqi Army squeezes ISIS pocket in Mosul city from all sides - AMN 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 ...

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

Security 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.

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

ERBIL, 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 ...

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

Iraqi 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Even 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

27 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 ...

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

FILE 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 ...

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

Iraqi 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 ...

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

Al-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.

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

Mosul (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 ...

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

MOSUL, 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 ...

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

Despite 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

From 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 ...

Iraqi Forces Begin Push to Reclaim Mosul Districts Still ... - 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 ...

Iraqi forces push into last Daesh pocket in W. Mosul - Anadolu Agency

Iraqi forces on Saturday pushed into the last Daesh pocket in western Mosul, according to a top Iraqi commander. "The joint forces have moved early morning to recapture the rest of non-liberated areas," Lieutenant-General Abdul-Amir Yarallah ...

USA admits 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in Mosul air strike - pppFocus

The report said secondary explosions caused by explosives set by IS fighters inside the al-Jadida house killed the civilians sheltering there. The bombing is the largest single instance of civilian deaths confirmed by the coalition in the almost three ...

U.S. says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilians - Normangee Star

The U.S. strike on March 17 triggered explosives that had been rigged by ISIS militants, causing a much larger explosion than expected, taking down the reinforced concrete structure and crushing those inside. CENTCOM said a secondary explosion went off ...