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Iraq starts final push to liberate Mosul from ISIL extremists

After retaking eastern Mosul, US-backed Iraqi forces have begun the much more difficult battle for the western part of the city, in an all-out offensive to dislodge ISIL from its last major stronghold

After retaking eastern Mosul, US-backed Iraqi forces have begun the much more difficult battle for the western part of the city, in an all-out offensive to dislodge ISIL from its last major stronghold

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Life after ISIL in eastern Mosul

People are showing off the effects of life under the so-called Islamic State and explaining what happened in eastern Mosul.

People are showing off the effects of life under the so-called Islamic State and explaining what happened in eastern Mosul.

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War-weary Mosul residents scramble for aid

Residents of eastern Mosul, the part of the Iraqi city recaptured from ISIL by government forces, continue to suffer a lack of basic necessities.

Residents of eastern Mosul, the part of the Iraqi city recaptured from ISIL by government forces, continue to suffer a lack of basic necessities.

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East Mosul: Free from ISIL but desperate for food

They are free from ISIL’s clutches now but men, women and children in eastern Mosul are desperate for food.

They are free from ISIL’s clutches now but men, women and children in eastern Mosul are desperate for food.

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Iraq: war of attrition on front line of battle for Mosul

The battle for Mosul is said to be entering a critical phase as Iraqi special forces try to drive ISIL fighters out of key positions on the west bank of the Tigris…

The battle for Mosul is said to be entering a critical phase as Iraqi special forces try to drive ISIL fighters out of key positions on the west bank of the Tigris…

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Iraqi forces 'capture eastern Mosul,' defence ministry says

The Iraqi defence ministry says its forces have recaptured all of eastern Mosul from ISIL militants who had been holding on to a pocket east of the Tigris river.

The Iraqi defence ministry says its forces have recaptured all of eastern Mosul from ISIL militants who had been holding on to a pocket east of the Tigris river.

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Iraqi soldiers make big advances against ISIL militants in Mosul

The Iraqi army says it has now recaptured nearly all of the city's eastern districts and over the weekend it drove ISIL out of the city's main university

The Iraqi army says it has now recaptured nearly all of the city's eastern districts and over the weekend it drove ISIL out of the city's main university

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Iraqi forces advance in northern Mosul

Fierce battles are underway with ISIL militants in the area. Thousands of people are fleeing to safety, fearing they will be caught up in any retaliation by ISIL.

Fierce battles are underway with ISIL militants in the area. Thousands of people are fleeing to safety, fearing they will be caught up in any retaliation by ISIL.

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More than 2000 a day are fleeing Mosul - UN

The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.

The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.

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Elite Iraqi forces advance in Mosul, fighting street-to-street against ISIL

Gunfire and clashes have been witnessed from up close in eastern Mosul, as Iraqi forces advanced further in their bid to oust militants from the self-styled Islamic…

Gunfire and clashes have been witnessed from up close in eastern Mosul, as Iraqi forces advanced further in their bid to oust militants from the self-styled Islamic…

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Iraqi forces advance against ISIL in Mosul but suffer losses in south

The Iraqi army says it has made gradual progress in eastern Mosul as it tries to wrestle the city from the control of the so-called Islamic State.

The Iraqi army says it has made gradual progress in eastern Mosul as it tries to wrestle the city from the control of the so-called Islamic State.

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Civilians flee eastern Mosul as Iraqi forces battle ISIL

Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.

Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.

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Thousands of displaced Iraqis face winter in camps

Hundreds of Iraqis who fled their homes in Mosul wait to be sent to camps where they hope to find shelter, food, clean water and, since its winter, warmth.

Hundreds of Iraqis who fled their homes in Mosul wait to be sent to camps where they hope to find shelter, food, clean water and, since its winter, warmth.

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Battle for Mosul: internally displaced nears 100,000, UN agency says

The number of people displaced from Mosul has nearly reached 100,000 the UN’s refugee agency says since the Iraqi army’s offensive to retake the city from ISIL.

The number of people displaced from Mosul has nearly reached 100,000 the UN’s refugee agency says since the Iraqi army’s offensive to retake the city from ISIL.