Fierce fighting took place on Friday in the old part of Western Mosul as Iraqi forces continue to battle ISIL fighters.
The Iraqi military is battling Islamic State group in a final push to take control of the parts of western Mosul that are still held by the extremist group.
Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops
'Shelling' sparks a major fire among crowded market stalls in east Mosul, with both civilians and fire fighters battling to put it out.
Hundreds of Iraqis – who recently returned to the town of Hammam al-Alil, south-east of Mosul, after its recapture from ISIL – received aid and food packages on Sunday (November…