News and updates about Mosul

ISIS had 'perfect' ingredient to build huge dirty bomb in Mosul

Iraqi forces find unused cobalt-60 machines after taking back city, ISIS failed to discover.

ISIS had 'perfect' ingredient to build huge dirty bomb in Mosul

Nasrallah: The United States created ISIS

Hezbollah leader welcomes the liberation of Mosul from ISIS, accuses the United States of creating the jihadist group.

Nasrallah: The United States created ISIS

'Mosul victory a result of Trump's leadership'

Middle East expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera says recent victories over ISIS a direct result in shift in US policy.

'Mosul victory a result of Trump's leadership'

Trump: ISIS's days are 'numbered'

Trump welcomes recapture of Mosul from ISIS.

Trump: ISIS's days are 'numbered'

ISIS defeated: Iraq retakes Mosul in largest urban battle ever

Islamic terror group suffers its greatest defeat yet, losing control of northern Iraqi city after three-year reign of terror.

ISIS defeated: Iraq retakes Mosul in largest urban battle ever

Iraq: ISIS 'caliphate' is coming to an end

Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares war against ISIS is coming to an end.

Iraq: ISIS 'caliphate' is coming to an end

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque

ISIS jihadists blow up Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, where their leader announced a "caliphate" in 2014.

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque

Report: ISIS lured US to bomb civilians

Over 100 civilians killed after ISIS terrorists force them into building, then plant gunmen on roof to lure US into bombing site.

Report: ISIS lured US to bomb civilians

ISIS massacres civilians fleeing Mosul

ISIS massacres dozens of civilians, hangs bodies from electricity poles.

ISIS massacres civilians fleeing Mosul

Iraqi army edges closer to Mosul mosque

Iraqi government forces besiege ISIS jihadists around Mosul's Old City.

Iraqi army edges closer to Mosul mosque

Valentines Day returns to Mosul after liberation

East Mosul celebrates going back to normal after liberation.

Valentines Day returns to Mosul after liberation

Watch: life continues as usual in war torn Mosul

ISIS fighter fall back as Mosul returns to a state of normalcy.

Watch: life continues as usual in war torn Mosul

Iraqi soldiers discover ISIS chemical weapons stash in Mosul

Iraqi forces discover mustard chemical agents, Russian-made rockets at abandoned ISIS warehouse.

Iraqi soldiers discover ISIS chemical weapons stash in Mosul

Islamic State, Ltd.

Islamic State, Ltd.

More than 2,000 ISIS fighters killed in Mosul since October

Top U.S. commander in Iraq says more than 2,000 ISIS have been killed or wounded in the battle for Mosul since October.

More than 2,000 ISIS fighters killed in Mosul since October

Iraqi Foreign Minister: ISIS using human shields in Mosul

Iraqi Foreign Minister says ISIS' use of human shields slowing operation to retake Mosul.

Iraqi Foreign Minister: ISIS using human shields in Mosul

American jihadists fleeing Mosul pose threat to US

As the noose tightens around ISIS stronghold of Mosul, concerns have grown about American Jihadists returning home to the US.

American jihadists fleeing Mosul pose threat to US

Coalition strike kills 20 civilians near Raqa

US forces attacks Islamic State strongholds near Raqa, kills 20 civilians.

Coalition strike kills 20 civilians near Raqa

Kurdish forces seize key ISIS town

Iraqi Kurds seized the town of Bashiqa from ISIS forces according to official reports Tuesday.

Kurdish forces seize key ISIS town

Heavy fighting in battle for Mosul

The offensive to retake Mosul is in its third week, making slow but steady progress.

Heavy fighting in battle for Mosul

ISIS leader: Fight the 'enemies of God'

In new recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi expresses confidence his group will win the battle for Mosul.

ISIS leader: Fight the 'enemies of God'

Dozens of ISIS soldiers killed in hotel swimmng room

Hotel used as ISIS headquarters bombed as offensive to liberate Mosul continues.

Dozens of ISIS soldiers killed in hotel swimmng room

Obama's ISIS policy uncorks Shiite genie in Iraq

Obama's ISIS policy uncorks Shiite genie in Iraq

Obama’s Islamic State policy threatens Clinton's election prospects

Obama’s Islamic State policy threatens Clinton's election prospects

ISIS shoots disabled girl delaying convoys

UN spokesman depicted the human toll of the Mosul offensive: mass executions of those delaying ISIS convoys as well as human shields.

ISIS shoots disabled girl delaying convoys

Pentagon chief urges operation for ISIS 'capital'

U.S. defense chief Ashton Carter says an operation to isolate ISIS in Syria's Raqa should begin in conjunction with assault on Mosul.

Pentagon chief urges operation for ISIS 'capital'

Media peeks into ISIS tunnels

As Kurdish-Iraqi forces advance on Mosul, ISIS's tunnels, which served as bomb shelters and storerooms, are being discovered.

Media peeks into ISIS tunnels

Alert: Iran’s “A2/AD” Saudi Plan is Scott’s “Anaconda Plan”

Alert: Iran’s “A2/AD” Saudi Plan is Scott’s “Anaconda Plan”

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warn American officials

The United States expects ISIS to use crude chemical weapons against those trying to conquer the city of Mosul.

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warn American officials

ISIS: America will run with its tail between its legs

ISIS releases video from Mosul, vowing to defeat the US and force it to retreat.

ISIS: America will run with its tail between its legs

30,000 soldiers converge on Mosul

30,000 soldiers are converging on the second largest city in Iraq in an attempt to liberate it from ISIS control

30,000 soldiers converge on Mosul

Historic Jewish site near Mosul at risk of collapsing

Nahum's tomb, an ancient Jewish site located just 30 miles from ISIS-controlled Mosul, at risk of collapsing.

Historic Jewish site near Mosul at risk of collapsing

'I was trying to flee the hell in which I was living'

A woman who fled ISIS with her two children was interviewed on Kurdistan24.

'I was trying to flee the hell in which I was living'

After Fallujah, what's next in the battle against ISIS?

The Islamic State's 'caliphate' is looking increasingly fragmented in Iraq, and threatened in Syria - but a long battle lies ahead.

After Fallujah, what's next in the battle against ISIS?

Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

Kurdish media reports the girls were publicly executed after refusing to become sex slaves.

Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

ISIS executes 'Iraqi spies' by dissolving them in acid

Latest macabre execution in Mosul saw 25 people lowered into vats of nitric acid 'until their organs dissolved.'

ISIS executes 'Iraqi spies' by dissolving them in acid

Bid to retake Mosul from ISIS making progress

American envoy says the offensive to recapture Mosul from ISIS group is progressing as the jihadists are on the defensive.

Bid to retake Mosul from ISIS making progress

US evacuates fearing Mosul dam catastrophe

US embassy in Iraq urges evacuations, warning up to 1.5 million Iraqis will not survive when faulty dam collapses, taking out electric grid.

US evacuates fearing Mosul dam catastrophe

Swedish girl 'tricked' into entering Islamic State

Iraqi Kurds rescue 16-year-old who was misled by an ISIS terrorist in Sweden into traveling to the terror group's 'capital' in Mosul.

Swedish girl 'tricked' into entering Islamic State

War for ISIS's Mosul may trigger dam catastrophe

Campaign to retake Mosul fraught with danger, because if explosions cause dam to go, '500,000 people are killed in a few hours.'

War for ISIS's Mosul may trigger dam catastrophe

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery

AP confirms with satellite imagery that St. Elijah's Monastery, built 590 CE, was 'pulverized' by jihadists in Mosul.

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery

International coalition focusing on Raqa and Mosul

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter says ISIS strongholds of Raqa and Mosul are next on the international coalition's radar.

International coalition focusing on Raqa and Mosul

Iraq airstrike targets ISIS's cash

Airstrike in Iraq's Mosul targets ISIS cash facility, destroys millions of dollars worth of cash.

Iraq airstrike targets ISIS's cash

Revenge: Iraqi Sex Slave Kills ISIS Commander Who Abused Her

Senior jihadist commander held woman captive for three months and subjected her to horrific abuse - until she had her revenge.

Revenge: Iraqi Sex Slave Kills ISIS Commander Who Abused Her

ISIS Executed 2,000 in Mosul Since Takeover

Officials says ISIS has executed more than 2,000 people in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul since seizing it last year.

ISIS Executed 2,000 in Mosul Since Takeover

Christians Fight Back Against ISIS's Islamic War

After suffering choice of forced conversion, tax to stay Christian or death, Iraqi Christians are taking up arms to fight for their faith.

Christians Fight Back Against ISIS's Islamic War

New ISIS Low: Caged Drowning, Decapitation Necklaces

Brutal terror regime releases new video showing victims murdered gruesomely, including being locked in car and shot by RPG.

New ISIS Low: Caged Drowning, Decapitation Necklaces

Australian Jihadists Beheaders Killed in Iraq

Two Australian citizens believed killed fighting for ISIS in Iraqi city of Mosul; one posted pictures of young son holding severed heads.

Australian Jihadists Beheaders Killed in Iraq

ISIS to Turn Biblical Prophet Jonah's Tomb into a 'Fun Park'

Iraqi minister decries 'crime against heritage' as ISIS contracts to build 'park and fun city' on tomb of ancient Jewish prophet in Mosul.

ISIS to Turn Biblical Prophet Jonah's Tomb into a 'Fun Park'

ISIS Video Celebrates a Year to Its 'Caliphate'

One year later, ISIS recalls capture of Mosul when US-trained Iraqi troops fled in a lavish propaganda film.

ISIS Video Celebrates a Year to Its 'Caliphate'

ISIS Beard Shaving Ban Meant to Make 'Human Shields'

Mosul residents face jail or lashes for shaving - or not being able to grow - a beard, but residents reveal it's just a ploy.

ISIS Beard Shaving Ban Meant to Make 'Human Shields'

Iraqi PM: We Lost 2,300 Armored Vehicles to ISIS

Iraqi security forces lost 2,300 Humvee vehicles when ISIS overran Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi reveals.

Iraqi PM: We Lost 2,300 Armored Vehicles to ISIS

De-Islamization is the Only Way to Fight ISIS

De-Islamization is the Only Way to Fight ISIS

ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of Mosul

Yazidi and Iraqi officials say 300 Yazidi captives killed by ISIS in the Tal Afar district near Mosul.

ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of Mosul

Life Under ISIS: No Shaving, Forced Prayer

Aljazeera report shines light on the dark reality of life under an Islamist dictatorship in Iraq.

Life Under ISIS: No Shaving, Forced Prayer

Report: Hezbollah to Send Hundreds of Fighters to Iraq

Lebanese Shia terrorist group to send at least 800 elite fighters to battle ISIS in northern Iraq, according to pan-Arab paper.

Report: Hezbollah to Send Hundreds of Fighters to Iraq

Turkey Will Not Help Iraq Militarily to Retake Mosul from ISIS

Although Turkey offers Iraq assistance in effort to take back ISIS-controlled Mosul, refuses to get too involved by sending troops to help.

Turkey Will Not Help Iraq Militarily to Retake Mosul from ISIS

ISIS Unleashes Guerrilla Tactics in Bitter Battle for Tikrit

Battle for key ISIS stronghold bogged down by snipers and booby traps; may be preamble to operation on Mosul headquarters.

ISIS Unleashes Guerrilla Tactics in Bitter Battle for Tikrit

Watch: ISIS Destroys Artifacts in Iraq Museum

ISIS destroyed artifacts dating back thousands of years in Mosul, claiming it was 'idol worship.'

Watch: ISIS Destroys Artifacts in Iraq Museum

Iraq Irate at US for Giving Date of Mosul Campaign

Iraqi defense minister up in arms after US Central Command gives April-May timeframe for major op. against ISIS stronghold.

Iraq Irate at US for Giving Date of Mosul Campaign