The so-called Islamic State group now only controls less than a fifth of the territory it held in Iraq in 2014, according to an Iraqi military spokesman.
Already scarred by the horrors of war and ISIL occupation, villagers returning home in Iraq are facing a fresh terror.
Amnesty International says US-led coalition against ISIL could be at fault for failing to limit civilian deaths in Mosul offensive.
The Iraqi military revises down the civilian death toll from an incident in west Mosul last week and denies it was caused by a coalition air strike.
Iraqi government forces have halted their push to recapture western Mosul after reports of mass civilian casualties.
Now into its sixth month, the US-backed offensive to oust the jihadists has slowed recently, as fighting enters the narrow alleys of the Old City.
Iraqi government forces are meeting fierce resistance from ISIL militants as they close in on western Mosul.
With nearly 400,000 displaced people from the battle of Mosul refugee camps are overwhelmed with the latest exodus from the east of the city.
Iraqi federal police helped injured civilians advance through the rubble in the train station and through the muddy streets of Mosul on Sunday (19 March).
The bustling street of the Al Naby Younis market in East Mosul proves that the residents who lived for three years under strict radical Islamic rule are now trying to return to some…
Troops on the ground are closing in on the strategic and symbolic target of the al-Nuri mosque.
The sight and sounds of combat were evident in western Mosul on Tuesday as heavy fighting resumed.
Already in control of eastern Mosul, Iraqi forces have now cut off road access to the west.
Thousands more people continue to flee fighting in Western Mosul to newly built UN camps on the outskirts of the city.
After being under ISIL control for more than two years, all that remains inside Mosul’s museum is destruction and traces of looting.
ISIL is being squeezed in its last urban stronghold in Iraq, Mosul, as the city falls to Iraqi special forces, and the Islamic militants appear close to collapse.
As the military close in on the old city of Mosul to oust ISIL, security sources say the signs are the leader of its self-proclaimed 'caliphate' has left for the desert.
The Iraqi military says it has taken full control of the last major road leading west out of Mosul.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew into Mosul on Tuesday, a day rich in symbolism and success for US-backed forces battling to liberate the west of the city from ISIL…
According to Iraqi authorities more than 50,000 people have fled their homes since the push to retake the west of Mosul was launched in February.
As the battle for Mosul rages, tens of thousands of civilians flee the bloodshed.
Several people were hurt in an apparent chemical attack by ISIL, as rising numbers of civilians flee the Iraqi city.
Hundreds of displaced Iraqi civilians poured out of Mosul following advances by Iraqi troops against the militant Islamic State group.
Iraqi forces say they've taken control of the last major road out of western Mosul, 'trapping' ISIL in a shrinking area of the city.
The Iraqi army says it is getting closer to the main government complex in western Mosul.