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

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

U.S. Military in Iraq Wears New Black Uniforms to Fight ISIS

U.S. military advisers have begun dressing like their Iraqi counterterrorism allies in order to blend in and better coordinate with local forces fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek16 hr. 36 min. ago

In Fresh Push, Iraqi Forces Bid For Mosul Mosque Where Baghdadi Delivered First Sermon

New phase of operation to liberate ISIS bastion focuses on Mosul’s Old City......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek20 hr. 36 min. ago

US confirms air strike on civilian area of Mosul

Local officials say more than 200 dead as toll from Isis battle mounts.....»»

Category: topSource: ftMar 26th, 2017

US confirms civilians killed in Mosul air strike

Local officials say more than 200 dead as toll from Isis battle mounts.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 26th, 2017

U.S. Confirms Coalition Strike Killed as Many as 200 Civilians in Mosul

The Iraqi government has halted its drive to oust ISIS from Mosul due to civilian casualties......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 25th, 2017

This is the massive cannon US Marines are using to obliterate ISIS fighters in Syria

Spc. Jacquelynn Gaines/US ArmyAs coalition forces slowly make gains in liberating Mosul from ISIS control, another campaign to finally oust the terror group's forces is taking place in Raqqa, Syria. According to The Washington .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2017

The Pentagon is "looking into" reports that an airstrike killed hundreds of civilians in Mosul

REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal The Pentagon and the US-led coalition fighting ISIS i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2017

Where Will ISIS Go Next? Islamic State Group Militants, Fleeing Iraq and Syria, May Move to Libya

Facing military defeats in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State group may be preparing a mass retreat to war-torn Libya......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 22nd, 2017

ISIS Supporters Celebrate London Parliament Attack on Islamic State Social Media Channels

Islamic State supporters cheered an attack in London as revenge for British strikes against ISIS targets in Mosul......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 22nd, 2017

The fight to recapture Mosul is grinding closer to the mosque where ISIS declared its "caliphate"

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2017

ISIS has been using Kia vehicles as their weapon of choice in Mosul


Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2017

Iraqi Army And ISIS To Battle Over Mosque Where Islamic State Began

The U.S.-backed Iraqi operation to defeat the Islamic State group has reached Mosul's Grand Mosque, where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the global caliphate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 16th, 2017

Foreign ISIS Fighters Increasingly Isolated in Mosul Battle

Foreign Islamic State fighters are increasingly being abandoned by local militants as the group loses ground in Mosul, leaving a hardened core of extremists dominated by outsiders that is girding for a fight to the finish......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 16th, 2017

Iraqi forces are trying to encircle Mosul"s ISIS-held Old City

Thomson ReutersMOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces attempted to encircle Mosul's Old City on Thursday in a bid to bottle up Islamic State fighters.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2017

ISIS commander killed in house-by-house fight for the terror group"s last Iraqi stronghold

REUTERS/Ari Jalal MOSUL, Iraq, (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces killed the Islamic State commander of Mosul's Old City on Tuesday as the battle for the militants' last stronghold in Iraq focused on a brid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2017