At least 24 people were killed in an attack by the Islamic State militant group in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Saturday.
The post Mosul battle intensifies: 24 killed in an attack by Islamic State.. Firstpost
ERBIL, Iraq The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has become "very hard" in recent weeks but the pace will quicken once Iraqi forces manage to push in from the north and south of the city, a.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
Even in a combat zone, some American traditions are still observed to keep morale up. At a military base in Iraq, US troops are celebrating Thanksgiving in spirit and cuisine. As dozens of solders.. Source: Wochit News -
The Battle of Mosul continues to rage as Iraqi forces clear the nation's second largest city of the Islamic State.
Iraq's Elite Counter Terrorism Service have posted roadblocks at intersections.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
An Iraqi special forces soldier runs across a street after an Islamic State suicide car bomb attack during gunfight in Tahrir neighbourhood of Mosul, Iraq, November 17, 2016. The U.S.-backed offensive.. Source: Wochit News -
People who are fleeing the fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi army in Mosul are pictured in Samah district, eastern Mosul, Iraq November 12, 2016. The fierce ebb and flow of battle in Mosul's.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Amnesty International has issued a report claiming men dressed in Iraqi federal police uniforms tortured and killed villagers south of Mosul.
The group says six people were shot dead. It’s alleged.. Source: euronews (in English) -
In the battle to free Mosul, Iraqi special forces huddle behind an armoured car as they advance up a street. Ahead of them, debris and flame fill the air as a suicide car bomb detonates. MailOnline India
Iraqi forces piled pressure on the Islamic State group around Mosul today, moving closer to cutting off the jihadists' escape route west to Syria and thrusting deeper into the east of the city. Zee News
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed offensive to crush Islamic State in its last major city stronghold in Iraq entered a second month on Thursday as forces arrayed against the hardline Sunni group.. Reuters India
Iraqi forces recaptured the ancient village of Nimrud and the site of the ruins as part of the ongoing battle for Mosul, the Islamic State (IS) terror group`s last major stronghold in the war-torn.. Zee News
A week after his tank division punched through Islamic State defences on the southeast edge of Mosul, an Iraqi army colonel says the fight to drive the militants out of their urban stronghold is.. IndiaTimes Also reported by •Reuters India
By Michael Georgy | BASHIQA, Iraq BASHIQA, Iraq Judging by the huge number of bullet holes that penetrated a house in this northern Iraqi town, the sniper who had been defying Kurdish and American.. Firstpost
By Stephen Kalin and Dominic Evans | KOKJALI/BAGHDAD, Iraq KOKJALI/BAGHDAD, Iraq Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told his followers on Thursday there could be no retreat in a "total war".. Firstpost
BAGHDAD Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi expressed confidence in victory, in his first message after U.S.-backed Iraqi forces started an offensive to take back Mosul, the last major city under.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
By Stephen Kalin and Dominic Evans | EAST OF MOSUL, Iraq EAST OF MOSUL, Iraq Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters on the eastern edge of Mosul on Tuesday as the two-week campaign to recapture.. Firstpost
By Ahmed Rasheed and Stephen Kalin | BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq Iraqi troops and security forces edged closer to Mosul on two southern fronts on Sunday but a leader of the Shi'ite militias.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India