Iraq warns Mosul civilians, tells IS 'surrender or die'
Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling jihadists to "surrender or die" after launching an assault to retake the Old City.
IS 'on brink of defeat' after losing 90% of west Mosul
Iraqi forces have recaptured nearly 90 percent of west Mosul from the Islamic State group and jihadists in the city are on the "brink of total defeat," military spokesmen said Tuesday.
IS fighters 'trapped' in Mosul after last road cut
Iraqi forces battling to retake Mosul have cut the last road out of the city, trapping Islamic State group fighters inside, the US envoy to the anti-IS coalition said Sunday.
Iraq forces retake over a third of west Mosul, commander says
Iraqi forces have retaken more than a third of west Mosul from the Islamic State group, a commander said, as Baghdad's troops fought Sunday to advance deeper into the city.
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.
Top Iraq commander announces 'liberation' of east Mosul
Iraqi forces have fully retaken east Mosul from the Islamic State group, a top commander said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the jihadist bastion was launched.
Iraqis mark Christmas Eve in town recaptured from jihadists
The Islamic State group destroyed crosses at the Mar Shimoni church in the town of Bartalla and set it alight, but volunteers worked for days to ready it for the service, the first held here in more than two and a half years.
Iraqi forces battle jihadists deep inside Mosul
Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul Wednesday, edging closer to the River Tigris that divides the city and looking for a breakthrough in the seven-week-old offensive.