Tagged: Islamic state

Drone Footage Shows Smoke in Mosul Old City

The number of airstrikes was so great Monday that coalition aircraft couldn’t keep up with the requests for air support from Iraqi ground forces. Associated Press drone footage showed the result: dozens of buildings...

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Drone Video Shows Reclaimed al-Nuri Mosque

Drone footage taken by the Associated Press shows the compound of the landmark al-Nouri mosque in Mosul that was blown up last week by the Islamic State group. Iraqi forces recaptured the compound on...

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SDF Make Inroads Into Raqqa

A US backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups have made advances into Raqqa the de facto capital of the so-called Islamic State group. Syrian Democratic Forces began its push to retake Raqqa...

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Civilians Flee ‘Final Battle for Mosul’

Desperate civilians continued to flee western Mosul on Sunday as fears grow for the thousands still trapped in the densely populated Old City which remains under ISIL control. The human suffering is immense. A...

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Hundreds of Civilians Free to Leave Mosul

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City as troops battle to retake the ancient quarter from Islamic State militants, mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of...

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