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Iraqi units clear Mosul buildings after advances, IS attacks

Associated Press

People displaced by fighting between the Iraqi military and Islamic State militants pass through an alley in Gogjali, on the eastern outskirts of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Iraqi special forces cleared buildings on Saturday in neighborhoods they entered in Eastern Mosul a day earlier, after pushing on Islamic State militants in their drive to take back the city. A woman carries white flags as she flees from a zone of conflict between the Iraqi military and Islamic State militants in Gogjali, on the eastern outskirts of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi special forces cleared buildings on Saturday in neighborhoods they entered in eastern Mosul a day earlier, after pushing out Islamic State militants in their drive to take back the city.


Iraqi units clear Mosul buildings after advances, IS attacks

Associated Press

The images taken Monday and made public by Saturday by Texas-based private intelligence firm Stratfor, show rows of concrete barricades, earthen berms and rubble blocking key routes leading to the core of the city. The images taken Monday and made public by Saturday by Texas-based private intelligence firm Stratfor, show rows of concrete barricades, earthen berms and rubble blocking key routes leading to the core of the city. The images taken Monday and made public by Saturday by Texas-based private intelligence firm Stratfor, show rows of concrete barricades, earthen berms and rubble blocking key routes leading to the core of the city. The images taken Monday and made public by Saturday by Texas-based private intelligence firm Stratfor, show rows of concrete barricades, earthen berms and rubble blocking key routes leading to the core of the city.


Heavy fighting in Mosul as IS hits tank during Iraqi assault

Associated Press

People watch as safety workers try to extinguish fire from a burning oil field in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. After the Islamic State group was pushed out of the eastern edge of Mosul this week, hundreds of civilians are now trapped on the front lines as Iraqi forces continue the operation to retake the militant held city. After the Islamic State group was pushed out of the eastern edge of Mosul this week, hundreds of civilians are now trapped on the front lines as Iraqi forces continue the operation to retake the militant held city. MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Heavy fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Mosul on Friday as Iraqi special forces launched an assault deeper into the urban areas of the city and swung round to attack Islamic State militants from a second entry point, to the northeast.


Iraqi units clear Mosul buildings after advances, IS attacks

U.S. News

Heavy fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Mosul on Friday as Iraqi special forces launched an assault deeper into the urban areas of the city and swung round to attack Islamic State militants from a second entry point, to the northeast.


Human shields, barricades slow Iraqi advance into Mosul

Associated Press

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State fighters launched counterattacks Saturday against Iraqi special forces in eastern Mosul, emerging from populated areas deeper in the city to target the troops with mortars and suicide car bombs in clashes that raged late into the night.