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Iraqi forces say they are close to recapturing Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar
27 Aug 2017
Iraqi forces say they are close to recapturing Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar.
Iraqi forces evacuate civilians, IS families from Mosul's Old City
6 Jul 2017
Iraqi forces evacuate civilians, IS families from Mosul's Old City.
Hundreds of civilians free to leave Mosul
25 Jun 2017
Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City as troops battle to retake the ancient quarter from Islamic State militants, mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their "caliphate"
Iraq forces in west Mosul aim for key bridge
26 Feb 2017
Iraqi forces battled jihadists in west Mosul Sunday, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.
Iraqi forces 'retake Mosul University' from ISIL
15 Jan 2017
Iraqi security forces say they now have full control over the strategic Mosul University.
Iraqi forces face fierce Islamic State combat in south Mosul
31 Dec 2016
Iraqi forces are facing fierce resistance from Islamic State militants in southern Mosul on their second day of a renewed push to take back the city after fighting stalled for several weeks.
IS fighters clash with Iraqi forces near Mosul - Amaq
4 Dec 2016
Iraqi forces discover two IS group arms factories
30 Nov 2016
Iraqi forces south of Mosul discovered two factories used by the Islamic State group to manufacture mortars and rockets during their offensive on the jihadist-held city of Mosul, which was launched in mid-October to retake the city.
Street battles rage in Mosul suburbs as ISIL hits back
13 Nov 2016
ISIL fighters have launched several fierce counterattacks against Iraqi forces on the eastern outskirts of Mosul city, underscoring the intense battle ahead as government troops and their allies push into densely populated neighbourhoods.
Battle for Mosul: Thousands flee to camps
7 Nov 2016
As fighting intensifies between Iraqi forces and ISIL combatants, thousands of people are still fleeing Mosul. Many displaced families have converged on the Debaga camp on the outskirts of Erbil, east of Mosul.