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Iraqi troops search for suicide car bombs in eastern Mosul - Daily Mail;

Iraqi troops search for suicide car bombs in eastern Mosul - Daily Mail

Daily MailIraqi troops search for suicide car bombs in eastern MosulDaily MailMOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi troops fighting Islamic State militants in the eastern outskirts of Mosul regrouped on Monday in neighborhoods they recently retook from the extremist group, conducting house-to-house searches and looking for would-be suicide ...and more »

Civilians fleeing Mosul face a deadly journey to freedom - PRI;

Civilians fleeing Mosul face a deadly journey to freedom - PRI

PRICivilians fleeing Mosul face a deadly journey to freedomPRIAs the Iraqi army pushes deeper into the densely populated neighborhoods of Mosul, more civilians are escaping the Islamic State's clutches every day. But to be liberated in this city is a dangerous business. Fierce battles have arrived on the doorstep ...and more »

Getting it right in Mosul: Our view - USA TODAY

Getting it right in Mosul: Our viewUSA TODAYThe battle to drive the Islamic State terrorist group out of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is well underway, and every indication is that it's shaping up to be the bloody, grinding urban warfare military leaders have long predicted. The latest ...and more »

Mosul offensive marches on amid fierce ISIL pushback - Aljazeera.com;

Mosul offensive marches on amid fierce ISIL pushback - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comMosul offensive marches on amid fierce ISIL pushbackAljazeera.comIraqi forces fight their way towards centre of Mosul amid suicide bombings with thousands trapped in urban warfare. 20 Nov 2016 20:28 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...and more »

Iraqi firefighters battle to tame Islamic State oil well blazes - Middle East Eye;

Iraqi firefighters battle to tame Islamic State oil well blazes - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeIraqi firefighters battle to tame Islamic State oil well blazesMiddle East EyeClad in red helmets and surgical masks, the firefighters emerged exhausted from the massive column of smoke streaming almost incessantly out of an oil well in northern Iraq, writes Maya Gebeily. They struggled since early morning to pump water into the ...and more »

#MosulOp: Iraqi forces push deeper into IS-held Mosul centre - The New Arab;

#MosulOp: Iraqi forces push deeper into IS-held Mosul centre - The New Arab

The New Arab#MosulOp: Iraqi forces push deeper into IS-held Mosul centreThe New ArabIraqi troops continued their advance toward Mosul city centre, pushing back IS militants and capturing more neighbourhoods towards the jihadis' defences. Tags: Mosul, Iraq, Operation Mosul, Islamic State, ISIS, Daesh. Iraqi troops advanced towards ...and more »

Advancing troops encounter mounting desperation in Mosul - The National;

Advancing troops encounter mounting desperation in Mosul - The National

The NationalAdvancing troops encounter mounting desperation in MosulThe NationalMOSUL // Iraqi troops laid siege to the Al Zohour neighbourhood of Mosul on Sunday, about eight kilometres from the city centre, while fortifying areas already retaken from ISIL. The army's advance has been slowed by sniper fire and suicide bombings, ...and more »

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

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

Voice of AmericaMosul Battle: Fighting, Fleeing, Returning, RemainingVoice 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.and more »

Fleeing Iraqi Women Tell of Harsh Treatment in Mosul - Wall Street Journal;

Fleeing Iraqi Women Tell of Harsh Treatment in Mosul - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFleeing Iraqi Women Tell of Harsh Treatment in MosulWall Street JournalKHAZER, Iraq—To earn extra income for her family, Iman Iraqi set up a home business doing wedding makeup for brides in the Islamic State-controlled city of Mosul. She lived to regret it. When the extremist group's religious police found out, they ...and more »

Iraqi forces push on against ISIS in eastern Mosul - Military Times;

Iraqi forces push on against ISIS in eastern Mosul - Military Times

Military TimesIraqi forces push on against ISIS in eastern MosulMilitary TimesMOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi troops advanced against Islamic State fighters toward the center of Mosul on Sunday, but were slowed down by sniper fire and suicide bombings as well as concern over the safety of civilians in a city that is home to more than 1 ...and more »

Iraqi forces dig in as Mosul battle rages - Daily Mail

Iraqi forces dig in as Mosul battle ragesDaily MailMOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi troops on Sunday fortified their positions in Mosul neighborhoods retaken from the Islamic State group as their advance toward the city center was slowed by sniper fire and suicide bombings, as well as concern over the safety ...and more »

Iraqis claim IS fighters drove them 'like sheep' to use as human shields - Middle East Eye;

Iraqis claim IS fighters drove them 'like sheep' to use as human shields - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeIraqis claim IS fighters drove them 'like sheep' to use as human shieldsMiddle East EyeIraqi civilians who escaped from the Islamic State group stronghold of Mosul said militants forced them from their villages and drove them "like sheep" to use as human shields. Bashar huddled with his family on the back of an Iraqi security forces pick ...and more »

Iraqi Forces Push On against IS in Eastern Mosul - Military.com;

Iraqi Forces Push On against IS in Eastern Mosul - Military.com

Military.comIraqi Forces Push On against IS in Eastern MosulMilitary.comAn Iraqi special forces soldier runs in an al-Tahrir front-line neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla). Associated Press | 20 Nov 2016 | by Qassim Abdul-zahra. MOSUL, Iraq -- A top Iraqi commander said on Sunday that troops ...and more »

Iraqi troops face strong resistance as they gain ground in ISIL-held Mosul - euronews;

Iraqi troops face strong resistance as they gain ground in ISIL-held Mosul - euronews

euronewsIraqi troops face strong resistance as they gain ground in ISIL-held MosuleuronewsIraqi forces are facing strong resistance from ISIL as they drive deeper into the east of Mosul. Snipers, booby-trapped buildings and suicide car bombs are the militants chosen methods to stop the advance. The coalition troops stormed the eastern ...and more »

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

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

Topeka Capital JournalMatt Johnson: This is why we're fighting for MosulTopeka Capital JournalThe 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 ...and more »

A talk radio station broadcasts emotional calls from Iraqis trapped by IS in Mosul - Stars and Stripes;

A talk radio station broadcasts emotional calls from Iraqis trapped by IS in Mosul - Stars and Stripes

Stars and StripesA talk radio station broadcasts emotional calls from Iraqis trapped by IS in MosulStars and StripesIn Irbil, Iraq, the radio station Alghad beams music, news and talk shows into the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, now the scene of pitched battles between Iraqi security forces and the Islamic State militants. Several times a day, the radio hosts take ...and more »

Iraqi security forces recapture parts of areas in Mosul - India.com;

Iraqi security forces recapture parts of areas in Mosul - India.com

India.comIraqi security forces recapture parts of areas in MosulIndia.comNimrud area includes the archeological site of Nimrud, located some 30 km south of Mosul and freed from IS terrorists a few days ago. By Indo-Asian News Service | Published: November 20, 2016 4:47 AM IST Email. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share ...and more »

Civilian Casualties in Mosul Straining Ability to Help - Newsweek;

Civilian Casualties in Mosul Straining Ability to Help - Newsweek

NewsweekCivilian Casualties in Mosul Straining Ability to HelpNewsweekMounting 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 ...and more »

Iraqi forces recapture parts of areas in south Mosul - Xinhua

Iraqi forces recapture parts of areas in south MosulXinhuaMOSUL, 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 ...and more »

Iraqi troops face suicide bombers and stiff resistance from Isis as they push into Mosul - The Independent;

Iraqi troops face suicide bombers and stiff resistance from Isis as they push into Mosul - The Independent

The IndependentIraqi troops face suicide bombers and stiff resistance from Isis as they push into MosulThe IndependentIraqi troops faced stiff resistance from Isis fighters as they pushed deeper into the beleaguered city of Mosul on Saturday. Coalition air support backed up the soldiers as they continued to fight for the city, which has been held by the Sunni ...and more »