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‘Iraqi soldiers who suffered under ISIS see Mosul victory as payback time’

‘Iraqi soldiers who suffered under ISIS see Mosul victory as payback time’

The 16th Division of the Iraqi Army consisted of Mosul residents persecuted by ISIS, and now they consider it payback time, says Saad al-Matlabi, member of the Security Committee for the Baghdad provincial council. The US-led coalition spokesman has recently said that Iraq needs to investigate reports of war crimes committed by the Iraqi Army […]

Iraqi Army Declares Mosul Fully Free

Iraqi Army Declares Mosul Fully Free

Jim W. Dean – I just did rolling coverage with Press TV on the fall of Mosul with their Iraq correspondent and a Rome think tank guy. The victory is both a sweet and bitter one due to the huge casualties for the army and civilians.

Battle For Mosul – June 27, 2017: ISIS Launches Surprise Counter-Attack

Battle For Mosul – June 27, 2017: ISIS Launches Surprise Counter-Attack

…from SouthFront Last weekend ISIS launched a large-scale surprise attack against government forces in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Terrorists attacked the neighborhoods of al-Tanak, Nahrwan, and al-Yarmuk, engaging Iraqi security forces (ISF) in a series of intense firefights. While ISF was fighting terrorists in the Old Mosul area, ISIS used underground tunnels and sleeper […]

Mosul Hasn’t Been Fully Liberated ‘Because of Washington’

Mosul Hasn’t Been Fully Liberated ‘Because of Washington’

The United States has deliberately not provided advanced precision weapons to Iraqi security forces, limiting Baghdad’s ability to fully liberate Mosul and fight Daesh, defense analyst Ahmad al-Sharifi told Sputnik Persian. “Sixty-two countries, including the United States, are part of the international coalition in Iraq. The US has enormous military capabilities and the most cutting-edge weapons. However, […]

Mosul Battle Report – May 9, 2017: Operation Approaching Its Final Phase

Mosul Battle Report – May 9, 2017: Operation Approaching Its Final Phase

…from SouthFront The US-backed military operation against ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul is approaching its final phase. Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes, attack helicopters, and special operation forces, have made significant progress against ISIS terrorists in the northern and southern parts of western Mosul, out-flanking the Old […]

Battle For Mosul Enters Its Final Stage

Battle For Mosul Enters Its Final Stage

…from SouthFront Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by the US-led coalition’s airpower, artillery units, and special forces troops, have been struggling to retake the Old City from ISIS terrorists in western Mosul. The highly urbanized Old City is the main ISIS stronghold in this part of Mosul and ISIS units resist ISF in a […]

Iraqi War Report – February 28, 2017: Storm Of Western Mosul

Iraqi War Report – February 28, 2017: Storm Of Western Mosul

…from SouthFront Since the start of the operation in western Mosul on February 19, the Iraqi Army and the Federal Police have retaken a number of areas from ISIS terrorists, including the Mosul Airport, the Ghazlani military camp, the districts of Jawsaq and al-Tayaran and further advanced inside the city. According to reports from the […]

Breaking: ISIS Combat Drones In Battle For Mosul

Breaking: ISIS Combat Drones In Battle For Mosul

…from SouthFront Iraqi military for the first time officially admitted their losses from bombing, carried out by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), used by ISIS. The casualties were suffered during incidents in eastern and southern Mosul on February 21. As the Daily Sabah newspaper reported, citing Brigadier General Abdul-Mahdi al-Ameri, an ISIS UAV “fired a […]

Iraq Started Operation To Liberate Western Mosul From ISIS

Iraq Started Operation To Liberate Western Mosul From ISIS

…from SouthFront On Sunday, Iraqi forces officially launched a military operation to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from the ISIS terrorist group. The Iraqi military and the Federal Police liberated a number of villages, including Al-Kafour, Jasmia, Bijwarey, Athba and Lazaka, southwest of the city and stormed the Mu`askar al Ghazlani […]

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

…from SouthFront Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes and military advisors, have regained more areas from the ISIS terrorist group inside the major Iraqi city of Mosul in the province of Nineveh. ISF troops have recently, liberated the districts of Al-Hadba, Kafaat, al-Kindy, Andalus, Dhubat, al-Furqan, Al-Faisaliyah, and al-Shorta. Also liberated […]

Mosul Fight Proves Abrahm Tank a DeathTrap

Mosul Fight Proves Abrahm Tank a DeathTrap

The recent military operation in Mosul shows that the US-led coalition is superior in the air, but its land operations leave much to be desired, Kramper wrote for German magazine Stern. One of the videos released by Daesh fighters shows how an anti-tank missile hit an American M1 Abrams tank and turned it into a “ball of fire.” “The tank, weighing more than 60 tons, […]

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

…from SouthFront On January 9, Iraqi security forces (ISF) took control of the al-Baladiyat district of Mosul and announced the liberation of Domiz. Separately, ISF units entered the district of Sukkar after a series of firefights with ISIS units in the area. Yarmjah, Mazari, and Palestine districts remained conten[d]ed areas between ISF and ISIS. Pro-government […]

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