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Overview of Mosul Operations 20 March

Reuters report that many young men on the west side of Mosul are being forced to fight for ISIL, with families hiding sons, and people refusing to attend mosque, for fear of compulsory recruitment. According to Iraq’s Ministry of Defence,…

Mosul Operations Round-Up 19 March

Speaking to al-Mayadeen TV station, Badr Organisation Secretary-General Hadi al-Ameri claimed that all routes to Syria from Mosul have been closed off. "We preferred to start the operations from the Western side of Mosul and then enter the…

Update on Mosul Operations 6 March

Unknown gunmen assassinated an Iraqi ISIL preacher called Abu Huthaifa, according to reports from al-Sumaria News. The attack took place in a neighbourhood still under ISIL control, prompting speculation of renewed local resistance. As ISF…

Overview Of Mosul Offensive March 1

The month started with unattributed claims that self-declared caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had conceded defeat in Mosul. Al Sumaria TV claimed that the ISIL leader told militants to “flee and hide in mountainous areas” in Iraq and Syria. His…

An Overview Of Mosul Operations 28 February

Significant events in today’s operations are the planting of the Iraqi flag on Bridge 4, and the liberation of Wadi al-Hajar neighbourhood. Wadi al-Hajar joins the al-Maamoun, al-Tayaran and al-Jawasaq neighbourhoods which Iraqi Security…

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