IS fighters killed trying to flee west Mosul: commander

IS fighters killed trying to flee west Mosul: commander

A group of jihadists tried to escape across the Tigris River from west Mosul where they hold a dwindling pocket of territory, but were killed by Iraqi forces, a senior commander said on Saturday.

Iraqi forces launch assault on Mosul Old City

Iraqi forces launch assault on Mosul Old City

Iraqi forces launched an assault Sunday to retake Mosul's Old City, the last district still held by the Islamic State group three years after the jihadists seized the northern city and declared their "caliphate".

Iraqi forces retake more areas in west Mosul

Iraqi forces retake more areas in west Mosul

Iraqi forces retook two more neighbourhoods in west Mosul on Thursday, tightening the noose around jihadists holed up in the Old City, commanders said.

Mosul operation displaces nearly half a million, says UN

Mosul operation displaces nearly half a million, says UN

The six-month-old operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group has forced around half a million people to flee their homes, the United Nations said.

Iraqi forces launch fresh push toward Mosul old city center

Iraqi forces launch fresh push toward Mosul old city center

US-backed Iraqi forces launched on Sunday a new push toward the Islamic State-held old city centre of Mosul, on the western bank of the Tigris river, an Iraqi military spokesman said.

UN warns west Mosul civilians at 'extreme risk'

UN warns west Mosul civilians at 'extreme risk'

The estimated 750,000 people living in jihadist-controlled west Mosul are in grave danger, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, 100 days into a massive Iraqi operation to retake the city.

Iraqi forces push into IS-held pocket in Mosul

Iraqi forces push into IS-held pocket in Mosul

Iraqi special forces pushed into a pocket of Islamic State-held territory in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, the military said, seeking to recapture the remaining districts under the group's control east of the Tigris river.

Iraqi forces reach a second Mosul bridge

Iraqi forces reach a second Mosul bridge

Iraqi special forces pushed forward to reach a second bridge that links eastern Mosul to the city's west, which is still fully controlled by Islamic State, a military statement said on Friday.

Iraqi forces gain ground against Islamic State south of Mosul

Iraqi forces gain ground against Islamic State south of Mosul

Iraqi troops advanced against Islamic State south of Mosul on Sunday as the US-led coalition intensifies its campaign against the militants on multiple fronts across their self-proclaimed caliphate.