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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

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

Iraqi Forces Begin Push to Reclaim ISIS-Controlled Areas of Mosul

Iraqi forces launched their final push to reclaim the last districts of Mosul still under Islamic State control, considered the most difficult stage of this battle against the militants now in its eighth month......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 27th, 2017

U.S. Strike in Mosul Ignited ISIS Munitions, Killing Civilians, Probe Finds

A U.S. airst.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 26th, 2017

Probe: U.S. Strike in Mosul Ignited ISIS Munitions, Killing Civilians

A U.S. airst.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 25th, 2017

Meet the small group of men who are risking everything to destroy ISIS

REUTERS/Youssef BoudlalERBIL, Iraq — Everyone in Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, is aware of the warplanes that have killed the command.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2017

Watch video of an Iraqi bulldozer taking on an ISIS suicide car bomber in west Mosul

Iraqi Day/Twitter LONDON (Reuters) - Dramatic footage released this week shows the moment a bulldozer driven by an Iraqi security force member tackles an explosive-filled car .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 19th, 2017

Watch an Iraqi journalist’s GoPro deflect an ISIS sniper’s bullet in Mosul

Watch an Iraqi journalist’s GoPro deflect an ISIS sniper’s bullet in Mosul.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 18th, 2017

Iraq forces say they"ve recaptured nearly 90% of west Mosul from ISIS

© AFP AHMAD AL-RUBAYE Baghdad (AFP) - Iraqi forces have recaptured nearly 90 percent of west Mosul from the Islamic State group after retaking the city's eastern side earlier this year, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. IS sti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 16th, 2017

Reports keep emerging that US-backed forces are executing ISIS fighters in Mosul

REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani As US-backed forces stand on the brink of retaking Mosul, reports continute to emerge that they are .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2017

"This is the final phase": Iraqi forces attack ISIS in Mosul as the battle"s endgame approaches

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Category: dealsSource: nytMay 15th, 2017

Pope Francis Prays for Yazidis as Iraqi Troops Advance on ISIS in Mosul

The battle for Mosul is approaching its end after seven months of combat......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 14th, 2017

War in Iraq: Islamic State Collapses As Military Kills ISIS Commander in West Mosul

With less than 1,000 militants left to defend its shrinking pocket of control in Mosul, the Islamic State group faces total defeat by the Iraqi army and allies......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 11th, 2017

ISIS Fighters Tried to Trick U.S-Backed Forces Into Killing Mosul Civilians

ISIS fighters reportedly crowded civilians into a locked building and goaded U.S. jets to fire on them......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 8th, 2017

Iraqi general pledges to get rid of ISIS "in three weeks" from Mosul

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2017

Iraqi Forces Target Isis-Held Mosque in Mosul

The Iraqi army has said it hopes to control the whole of the city by the end of May......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 4th, 2017