Mosul Battle: Fighting, Fleeing, Returning, Remaining - Voice of America

“When birds fly away from the building, that's when we know Islamic State militants are on the roof,” says Iraqi Army Captain Raad Qasim, explaining why one of his soldiers was shooting a machine gun off the roof we were crouched on, behind a cement wall.

Matt Johnson: This is why we're fighting for Mosul - Topeka Capital Journal

The title of a recent Reuters article is a surreal encapsulation of what it's like to live in Iraq's second largest city right now: “Shaves at barber's, corpses in streets as Islamic State retreats in Mosul.” Countless headlines like this one have been ...

Civilian Casualties in Mosul Straining Ability to Help - Newsweek

Mounting civilian casualties from fighting in eastern Mosul between Iraqi forces and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are overwhelming the capacity of the government and international aid groups, the United Nations said on Saturday. Nearly 200 ...

Iraqi forces recapture parts of areas in south Mosul - Xinhua

MOSUL, Iraq, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi security forces on Saturday recaptured a town and two villages in south of the city of Mosul, while special forces fought heavy clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants as they pushed deeper into the eastern part ...