Iraq: Ban Abusive Militias from Mosul Operation - Human Rights Watch

(Beirut) – Iraqi military commanders should prevent militias with records of serious abuses from taking part in planned military operations for the city of Mosul. The government's obligation to take all possible measures to protect civilians and ensure ...

ISIS Leaders Fleeing Mosul Ahead of US-Backed Offensive - Newsweek

07_30_mosul_01 Iraqi soldiers fire a rocket toward Islamic State militants on the outskirts of the Makhmour south of Mosul, Iraq, in March. Reuters. World Syria Iraq Islamic State. Many Islamic State militant group (ISIS) leaders have fled Mosul with ...

Peshmerga help families flee from IS - Deutsche Welle

Civilians who are fleeing from the "Islamic State" group near Mosul in Iraq are actively helped by Kurdish peshmerga forces during their escape. Judit Neurink reports from Bashiqa. Peshmerga und IS in Mosul. The frontline at Bashiqa Mountain recently ...

Sectarian rhetoric rises in preparation for Mosul - Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A prominent Shiite leader declared that no force could prevent them from participating in an anticipated battle for Mosul. He also accused Sunnis of refusing allow Kurdish forces from joining the offensive against the Islamic ...

ISIS executes 20 civilians in Mosul on charges of treason - Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

July 30, 2016 - 1:52 PM News Code : 768882 Source : Agencies Link: The radical group of ISIS on Friday executed 20 people in Mosul city of Iraq's northwestern Nineveh province, claiming they've been conspiring against the so-called Caliphate, activists ...

Iraqi Army: We do not need coalition combat forces - Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region--The Iraqi joint operation command denied that coalition forces took part in installing a bridge over the Tigris River near Qayara and claimed that they do not need coalition combat forces for the liberation of Mosul. “The Iraqi ...