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Mosul exodus as air strikes kill 'dozens'

- Air strikes have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul in recent days, officials said Saturday, as the number of people fleeing fighting against jihadists in the area topped 200,000.

Dozens of civilians killed in Mosul air strikes: Iraqi officials

- Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said on Saturday.

Mosul air strikes kill dozens of civilians: Iraqi officials

- Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said on Saturday.

Mosul parents sedate children with drugs to avoid Islamic State

Mosul - Terrified parents fleeing fierce fighting between U.S.-backed Iraqi forces and Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, Iraq are drugging their children with sedatives or taping their mouths shut in a desperate bid to avoid detection by the Islamist militants.

Escaping IS-held Mosul, residents head into unknown

Mosul - Bilal Abduljabbar clambers onto the back of an Iraqi army truck with his two teenage children to start the final stage of their escape from war-torn west Mosul."Where we came from, there was no water and no food, just fighting," the 43-year-old says.

U.S.-led strike kills 230 Mosul civilians; mostly women, children

Mosul - In what could be the deadliest wholesale American slaughter of innocent civilians in decades, some 230 people, mostly women and children, have been killed in an air strike in a crowded residential neighborhood of besieged Mosul, Iraq.

Islamic State captures Iraqi colonel and other officers in Mosul

Mosul - During fierce clashes in the Old City of Mosul early Monday Islamic State (IS) fighters captured an Iraqi police colonel and eight other officers as they ran out of ammunition according to an Iraqi Interior Ministry official.

Iraq forces push into Old Mosul as thousands trapped

Baghdad - Iraqi forces battled Islamic State group fighters on Monday to push into Mosul's Old City where thousands of civilians remain trapped under jihadist rule.

Fierce fighting on outskirts of Mosul Old City

Mosul - Iraqi forces backed by helicopter strikes engaged in heavy fighting with jihadists on the outskirts of the Old City on Sunday as they pressed their offensive to recapture west Mosul.

Fierce fighting on outskirts of Mosul Old City

Mosul - Iraqi forces backed by helicopter strikes engaged in heavy fighting with jihadists on the outskirts of the Old City on Sunday as they pressed an offensive to recapture west Mosul.

Mosul families go against the tide to return home

Mosul - Tens of thousands have flowed out of war-wracked Mosul in recent weeks, but Samir Hamid and 33 family members have decided to go against the tide to return home.

Iraq forces say near Mosul mosque where IS declared 'caliphate'

Mosul - Elite Iraqi forces said they were battling house by house in the Old City of Mosul on Saturday, inching towards the mosque where the Islamic State group proclaimed its "caliphate" in 2014.

Death carts carry family ripped apart by Mosul campaign

Mosul - As a convoy of wooden carts descends a hill outside Iraq's war-torn second city of Mosul, a child's foot, greyed with dust, pokes out from under brightly coloured blankets.

Iraq forces near Mosul mosque where IS declared 'caliphate'

Mosul - Elite Iraqi forces battled house by house in the Old City of Mosul on Saturday, inching towards the mosque where the Islamic State group proclaimed its "caliphate" in 2014, a spokesman said.

Iraq forces seize ground in Mosul Old City

Mosul - Iraqi forces said Friday they had seized ground inside Mosul's Old City, a district expected to see some of the fiercest clashes in the battle for the jihadist stronghold.

More than 150,000 Iraqis fled west Mosul fighting: ministry

Baghdad - Iraqi authorities said Thursday that more than 150,000 people have fled fighting in and around west Mosul since security forces launched an operation to retake it from jihadists last month.

Nearly 100,000 Iraqis flee battle for west Mosul

Mosul - Nearly 100,000 people have poured out of west Mosul in less than three weeks as Iraqi forces fought to retake the area from jihadists, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday.

Nearly 100,000 Iraqis flee battle for west Mosul

Mosul - Nearly 100,000 Iraqis have fled the battle to retake west Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group, the International Organization for Migration said on Wednesday.

Iraq forces retake Mosul train station

Mosul - Iraqi forces said Tuesday they recaptured Mosul train station, once one of the country's main rail hubs and the latest in a series of key sites retaken from jihadists.

Iraq forces advance in Mosul, search for militants and bombs

Mosul - Iraqi forces said Monday that they have taken more territory from jihadists and were searching for militants and bombs on the edge of the Old City as they press an offensive in west Mosul.
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