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The battle for Mosul rages on

ISIL militants have been steadily retreating from areas around Mosul into the city since the battle started on October 17, with air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition.

ISIL militants have been steadily retreating from areas around Mosul into the city since the battle started on October 17, with air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition.

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Over 68,000 displaced from Mosul and surroundings, UN warns

The UN warns over 68,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and its surroundings in the six weeks since Iraqi forces began the battle to oust ISIL.

The UN warns over 68,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and its surroundings in the six weeks since Iraqi forces began the battle to oust ISIL.

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Scenes inside Mosul area retaken by Iraq troops

The residents of Gogjali, eight kilometres from Mosul, were being evacuated from their homes on Tuesday morning as the operation to liberate Iraq’s second city…

The residents of Gogjali, eight kilometres from Mosul, were being evacuated from their homes on Tuesday morning as the operation to liberate Iraq’s second city…

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Shia militia in Iraq move to cut off Mosul supply route

Days after seizing an air base south of Tal Afar, Iranian backed Shia militia in Iraq are moving to encircle the city in an attempt to finish off the job.

Days after seizing an air base south of Tal Afar, Iranian backed Shia militia in Iraq are moving to encircle the city in an attempt to finish off the job.

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Hundreds scramble for food aid in Mosul

Residents of Mosul crowd around trucks delivering much-needed humanitarian aid and jostle for scant supplies.

Residents of Mosul crowd around trucks delivering much-needed humanitarian aid and jostle for scant supplies.

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Iraqi forces hand out aid to desperate Mosul residents

Chaos as Iraqi forces send in half a dozen trucks loaded with humanitarian aid into Mosul. Food shortages have made people desperate as the battle to recapture the city slows.

Chaos as Iraqi forces send in half a dozen trucks loaded with humanitarian aid into Mosul. Food shortages have made people desperate as the battle to recapture the city slows.

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Iraq: Mosul advance slows amid fears for civilians

As the fight to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State continues, a hugely significant battle is also raging 80 kilometres west of the Iraqi city.

As the fight to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State continues, a hugely significant battle is also raging 80 kilometres west of the Iraqi city.

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Iraqi troops resume fighting in Mosul

At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.

At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.

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Iraqi militias take Tal Afar air base from ISIL

The victory, if confirmed, would threaten the Sunni group's supply route from Syria to its last major stronghold in Iraq.

The victory, if confirmed, would threaten the Sunni group's supply route from Syria to its last major stronghold in Iraq.

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Kurdish forces catch ISIL militant in Bashiqa

Kurdish forces have caught a militant from the so-called Islamic State in Bashiqa according to footage released today.

Kurdish forces have caught a militant from the so-called Islamic State in Bashiqa according to footage released today.

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Civilians fleeing Mosul fighting arrive at UN camps

People fleeing the fighting amid the military offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul have continued to arrive at UN camps in the region.

People fleeing the fighting amid the military offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul have continued to arrive at UN camps in the region.

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Mosul battle: Iraqi forces suspected of killing villagers

Amnesty International has issued a report claiming men dressed in Iraqi federal police uniforms tortured and killed villagers south of Mosul.

Amnesty International has issued a report claiming men dressed in Iraqi federal police uniforms tortured and killed villagers south of Mosul.

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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters advance on Bashiqa

The Mosul offensive, into its fourth week, sees advances to the northeast of the city, as Kurdish Peshmerga drive ISIL out of Bashiqa.

The Mosul offensive, into its fourth week, sees advances to the northeast of the city, as Kurdish Peshmerga drive ISIL out of Bashiqa.

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Urban warfare in Mosul

Kurdish peshmerga forces have stormed the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, some 15 km from Mosul.

Kurdish peshmerga forces have stormed the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, some 15 km from Mosul.

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Civilians in Mosul fled their homes to head a safer territory

Iraqi forces opened a safe passage for civilians trapped in Mosul’s dense neighborhoods, allowing thousands to flee areas where ISIL militants put up some of the fiercest resistance yet in the campaig

Iraqi forces opened a safe passage for civilians trapped in Mosul’s dense neighborhoods, allowing thousands to flee areas where ISIL militants put up some of the fiercest resistance yet in the campaig

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Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces continue their advances on outskirts of Mosul

Kurdish peshmerga forces attacked an Islamic State-held town northeast of Mosul on Monday, trying to clear a pocket of militants outside the city while Iraqi troops wage a fierce urban war with the ji

Kurdish peshmerga forces attacked an Islamic State-held town northeast of Mosul on Monday, trying to clear a pocket of militants outside the city while Iraqi troops wage a fierce urban war with the ji

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Iraqi army advance meets resistance in Mosul

ISIL fighters have countered the advance of Iraqi troops in Mosul with car bombs and ambushes. The army's progress in the group's northern Iraq stronghold has come under attack.

ISIL fighters have countered the advance of Iraqi troops in Mosul with car bombs and ambushes. The army's progress in the group's northern Iraq stronghold has come under attack.

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Iraqi forces step up attacks in push towards centre of Mosul

Mosul in Iraq is seeing the most intensive fighting yet since the offensive to retake the city from ISIL militants began more than two weeks ago

Mosul in Iraq is seeing the most intensive fighting yet since the offensive to retake the city from ISIL militants began more than two weeks ago

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ISIL leader 'may be losing control' in Mosul, US claims

The US claims an audio recording said to have been made by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could show he is losing control of the jihadists in Mosul.

The US claims an audio recording said to have been made by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could show he is losing control of the jihadists in Mosul.

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'ISIL leader Baghdadi' urges militants to fight to the death

The leader of ISIL Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has expressed confidence in victory in his first message after Iraqi forces started an offensive to retake Mosul from the…

The leader of ISIL Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has expressed confidence in victory in his first message after Iraqi forces started an offensive to retake Mosul from the…

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Iraqi civilians flee Mosul

Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…

Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…