A coalition spokesperson acknowledged for the first time Wednesday, American troops have been operating alongside Iraqi forces inside of ISIS-held Mosul.
Col. John Dorrian said during a teleconference.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Iraqi security forces are advancing in Mosul and could defeat ISIS in the country "within three months," according to Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. His comments came as Iraqi forces prepare for.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Iraq's elite forces say they have liberated 35 districts in eastern Mosul, pushing back Islamic State militants in a slow and hard-fought advance into the city. Natasha Howitt reports. Source: Rumble -
By Dominic Evans and Stephanie Nebehay | BAGHDAD/GENEVA BAGHDAD/GENEVA The Iraqi army said it took full control of two more districts of east Mosul on Saturday, pushing back Islamic State militants in.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
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
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
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