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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

Is this what "liberation" looks like? US airstrikes have devastated Mosul

ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long road ahead.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 26th, 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

Hundreds of ISIS Women Are Being Held in an Iraqi Prison

Iraq has separated female foreign fighters and detained them at a facility near Mosul......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 14th, 2017

In First, ISIS Member From Russia Sentenced to Death by Hanging in Iraq

The ruling could set a precedent for other foreign fighters caught in the operation to retake Mosul......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 13th, 2017

Hezbollah Declares "Second Liberation Day" After Lebanon Defeats ISIS With Help From Syria

Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah declared August 28 to be Lebanon's greatest victory since expelling Israel in 2000, and thanked Syria for its support......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 28th, 2017

U.S. Military Disputes ISIS Assault Death Toll, Calls Militants Most "Evil and Brutal" Enemy in History of War

The U.S. coalition tasked with fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria told Newsweek the world has not seen an urban assault like Mosul since World War II......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 23rd, 2017

Iraq acknowledges soldiers abused civilians and tortured ISIS militants in Mosul

Thomson ReutersIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said on Thursday a unit of the security forces committed "abuses" against civilians during the offensive to oust Islamic State (IS) insurgents from the city of Mosul. His government began an i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 17th, 2017

Iraqi forces begin bombing Tal Afar, the ISIS-held city 50 miles west of Mosul

Thomson ReutersERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq has begun an aeri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2017

Residents are returning to Mosul — but ISIS is still a threat

Thomson ReutersAbu Ghazi stood smoking a cigarette outside what used to be his home in Mosul's Old City, where only the sound of the footsteps of a few soldiers.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

The bloody fight against ISIS in Mosul is over, but a years-long campaign in the city remains

Thomson Reuters Mosul (Iraq) .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2017

ISIS "Worn Out" in Iraq, Says General, as Baghdad Eyes Rapid Victory in Next Battle

Iraqi forces are preparing an offensive on ISIS-held Tal Afar, where the group has some 2,000 fighters......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 1st, 2017

We have no information about 39 Indians missing in Iraq: Syrian ambassador

Iraqi forces freed Mosul from the ISIS gave a ray of hope to the families of 39 Indians.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 1st, 2017

Iraqi officials say 7,000 ISIS fighters and supporters remain in Iraq

Carl Court/Getty Images BAGHDAD (AP) — High-ranking Iraqi security officials say up to 7,000 Islamic State group affiliates remain in Iraq after the fall of Mosul, wher.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2017

Mosul is rebuilding its shattered society after 3 years of ISIS" reign

Thoms.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2017