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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...

Iraqi army makes gains in Mosul as ISIS suicide blasts kill...

Iraq's joint military forces continued their advances in Mosul and near the city in Nineveh province, and took control of more lands back from ISIS.

Breaking: The Battle for Mosul: Concept Versus Reality

...from SouthFront Mosul is the second largest city in Iraq, after Baghdad. It is a city of 1.5 million people (according to UN estimates). It...

PressTV: Mosul residents storm Daesh-run jail, free dozens of inmates

  Iraqi families walk on a street in the village of Gogjali, on the eastern edge of Mosul, on November 4, 2016, as they flee...

Iraqi forces retake new district in Mosul as house to house...

Iraqi special forces have cleared a second neighborhood of ISIS militants in the eastern outskirts of Mosul city after they retook control of nearby Gogjali district Wednesday.

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization cuts Daesh’s main supply route in Mosul

  Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi forces, also known as the Popular Mobilization Units, have taken control of the main highway connecting the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Mosul...

Iraqi Army Discovers US-Made Missiles in ISIS’s Military Base in Mosul

Iraqi army and popular forces have discovered a number of US-made missiles from a military position of the ISIS (ISIL, IS, Daesh) in the Southern part of Mosul, informed local sources disclosed after the first group of pro-government troops opened their way into Southern Mosul on Monday.

Iraqi Army: US Hindering Advance on Mosul

The Iraqi army blasted the US for troubling its Mosul liberation operation through electronic jamming to disrupt the communication among various army units.

US Airstrikes on Iraqi Army Slowing Advance on Mosul

Several Iraqi Soldiers killed by US Airstrike Near Mosul With a blocking force in place preventing ISIS from moving into Syria, reported by Iranian press,...

General Soleimani in Mosul Operations Room, Cutting off ISIS Retreat to...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani has arrived in Hashd al-Sha'abi (popular...

60 civilians killed, 200 injured as US-led coalition strikes Mosul residential...

Over 60 civilians have been killed and at least 200 injured during three days of US-led coalition airstrikes on residential areas in Mosul, the Russian military reported.

Turkey’s Eagerness to Join Mosul Offensive is ‘All About Iran’

Ongoing tensions between Turkey and Iraq over its participation in the Mosul offensive have recently intensified after Turkey said its troops fired at Daesh...

Battle of Mosul: lies and deception are the key weapons deployed

The Battle for Mosul is more of a farce in the desert than an actual pitched battle. Iraqi forces are pushing up from the south while Kurdish and Turkish forces are moving in from the north. The 'race' to take Mosul seems to be heavily weighted in favour of the Turks and their Kurdish servants.

Mosul to fall to Turkish-backed Peshmerga Kurds?

Ian Greenhalgh - I have been closely studying the background politics around the Mosul offensive for some week now as I have been highly suspicious of the roles that would be played by Turkey and Iran.

BATTLE FOR MOSUL: CHALLENGES OF RELUCTANT ALLIES

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Battle for Mosul: Challenges of Reluctant Allies

...from SouthFront On October 15, the US artillery and the US-led coalition’s airpower delivered massive strikes on ISIS targets inside and outside the city of...

NEO – Mosul Offensive Reveals Larger Geopolitical Game Plan

Jim W. Dean - We are watching the fruits of regime change and destabilization in Iraq getting ready to be picked -- now that this weak and corrupt government can no longer hold a fractious state together without outside support.

Syria & Iraq War Report – October 20, 2016: Russia-made TOS-1A...

...from SouthFront US-backed moderates from Jabhat al-Nusra and other ‘opposition groups’, which operate inside and outside Aleppo, are not going to participate in the humanitarian...

Syria & Iraq War Report – October 17, 2016: Military Operations...

...from SouthFront Since previous military report, the Syrian army, Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, Liwa al-Quds Lebanese Hezbollah have achieved more gains in Aleppo city. They took...

US, Saudis to grant 9,000 ISIS fighters free passage from Iraqi...

The US and Saudi Arabia have agreed to grant free passage to thousands of Islamic State militants before the Iraqi city of Mosul is stormed.

What role does Turkey seek to play in Mosul operation?

The upcoming Iraqi assault to retake Mosul from IS has the potential to ignite a wider conflict in the region. This is largely due to the actions of Turkey who have moved units of their army into Iraq and are loudly proclaiming that they will 'participate' in the offensive to drive IS out of Mosul.

Barzani in Ankara to Discuss Kurdistan, Mosul Post ISIS Phase

Barzani meeting with Erdogan prior to the Turkish offensive against the other group of Kurds has to be seen as a meeting to discuss strategy against their common enemy. We watch with interest to see how the US and NATO decide to align themselves in this new phase of the conflict.

Iraqi airstrike kills 19 senior Daesh commanders east of Mosul

The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced in a statement on Saturday that the military aircraft struck a militant gathering in al-Sahel al-Aysar region, which lies east of the militant-held city of Mosul.

Russian Weapons to Play Significant Role Liberating Iraq’s Mosul From Daesh

Russia plans to continue arms supplies to the Iraqi military, and these weapons could be used in the liberation of Mosul from terrorists, Russian...

Report: ISIL Uses Chemical Weapons against Kurds in Mosul

Back in March we reported that a German company had been supplying chemical weapons precursors to ISIS via Saudi-owned businesses. http://www.veteranstoday.com/2016/03/10/germany-back-in-the-poison-gas-business-with-isis-this-time Sadly it looks like we...

Iraq – US Apocalypse in Mosul in the Guise of Bombing...

On 1st May 2003, George W. Bush stood in a dinky little flying suit on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln and in...

Carter: next phase of war focused on Mosul and coordinated with...

The next phase of the war against the Islamic State – focusing on Mosul – has been coordinated with Kurdish and Iraqi leaders, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced.

NEO – Is ISIS a Scam?

Gordon Duff - Recent revelations inside Iraq have exposed ISIS. They don’t exist, simple as that, not across Iraq, not in Mosul, not in control of any oil regions, not in any way remotely resembling what the world has been told.

US-Coalition to Train at Least 10 Iraqi Brigades to Retake Mosul...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US-led coalition against Daesh has assessed that at least ten brigades of Iraqi security forces are needed to retake the city of Mosul from the terror group,...

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