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Here"s a look into how ISIS is preparing for Mosul"s liberation

REUTERS/Youssef BoudlalIraqi government forces are closing in on the historic Grand Mosque in Mosul, close to the heart of the old city, which remains in the grasp of Islamic State (I.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

Iraqis are about to celebrate the liberation of Mosul — blocks away from ISIS" final battles

Thomson ReutersMOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqis prepared on Sunday to celeb.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 2nd, 2017

ISIS is using "filthy tactics" to snare starving civilians in Mosul for the terror group"s last stand

Thomson Reuters Baghdad (AFP) - Jihadists preparing for a desperate last stand in Mosul are booby-trapping homes with civilians inside and welding doors shut on starving families to prevent the population f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2017

Bloodied by ISIS snipers, Iraqi forces prepare to deploy "new techniques" in fight for Mosul

Thomson ReutersMOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are preparing a fresh push against Islamic State.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2017

Liberation of ISIS-Held Mosul ‘Possible’ Before Trump Takes Office, Says Pentagon Chief

As Iraqi forces supported by the U.S.-led coalition continue their bid to recapture the northern city of Mosul, action that’s now in its seventh week, Pentagon chief Ash Carter said on Monday that it is possible they would liberate the city before U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 5th, 2016

Iraqi commander: "The true liberation" of Mosul from ISIS has begun

Thomson ReutersBaghdad (AFP) - The commander of Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service said Tuesday that, with his forces at the edge of jihadist-held Mosul, the "true liberation" of the city had begun. Iraqi forces launched a massive operation aimed at r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2016

U.S., Allies Discuss Next Moves Against ISIS

Coalition is preparing to launch invasion of Raqqa before Mosul operation is done, U.S. defense secretary said, signalling urgency to stop militants from regrouping.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 25th, 2016

U.N. Preparing to Receive 150,000 Displaced by Mosul Battle

The United Nations refugee agency is anticipating a humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq and is making plans to shelter 150,000 civilians fleeing Mosul as U.S.-backed forces continue their bid to oust the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). U.N. High Co.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 24th, 2016

The fight with ISIS is far from over

Thomson ReutersThe fight against the Islamic State seems to be going well. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi recently declared victory in Mosul after the city was finally retaken. The same day, the United States.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider19 hr. 37 min. ago

Iraqi officer admits to executing multiple ISIS fighters in Mosul and vows a "slow death" for his family"s killers

Felipe Dana/Associated Press For one Iraqi lieutenant, the fight against.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

"We have tougher days coming": ISIS is reinventing itself for guerrilla warfare

Reuters PicturesMOSUL (Reuters) - Islamic State militants began reinventing themselves months before U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ended their three-year reign of terror in Mosul, putting asid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

Canadian Women Who Joined ISIS Found in Tunnel Under Mosul"s Old City

Canadian nationals were reportedly among those who joined the militant group in Iraq......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 19th, 2017

Canadian Women Who Joined ISIS "Found in Tunnel" Under Mosul"s Old City

Canadian nationals were reportedly among those who joined the militant group in Iraq......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 19th, 2017

Where are the 39 Indian youths abducted by ISIS, Congress MP asks Govt

Earlier, EAM Sushma Swaraj told the house that the youth were alive and in Mosul.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 19th, 2017

ISIS in Iraq: Teenage Girl ‘From Germany’ Captured in Ruins of Mosul Old City

Iraqi security forces discovered 16-year-old Linda W. from Saxony among five German ISIS members......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 18th, 2017

ISIS in Iraq: Teenage Girl "From Germany" Captured in Ruins of Mosul Old City

Iraqi security forces discovered 16-year-old Linda W. from Saxony among five German ISIS members......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 18th, 2017

Saudi King Lauds President Trump on Crushing ISIS in Mosul

Saudi King Lauds President Trump on Crushing ISIS in Mosul Friday, the Trump White House that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud congratulated US President Donald Trump for the victory over the Islamic St.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 14th, 2017

Iraqi police paraded ISIS" favorite weapon around after recapturing Mosul

REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani One of the most common and terrify.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2017

How Fort Bragg troops played a key role in liberating Mosul from ISIS

Sgt. Anthony Hewitt/US ArmyWhen more than 1,700 paratroopers left Fort Bragg for Iraq late last year, they knew that the fight to free Mosul would be one of their top p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2017

Mosul: The Stories Behind the Most Powerful Photos of the Battle Against ISIS

"Of all the wars I have covered in various countries, Mosul has been the worst.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2017

The Media Says The US Just Liberated Mosul: Here"s What Really Happened

Authored by Darius Shahtahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, The mainstream media appears to be celebrating ISIS’ recent defeat in Mosul, albeit with so.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2017