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Fighting rages on in western Mosul

An estimated 400,000 people are thought to be trapped in the area. UN camps are filling up with people fleeing the violence.

An estimated 400,000 people are thought to be trapped in the area. UN camps are filling up with people fleeing the violence.

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Iraq: battle for western Mosul hampered by ISIL tactics

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.

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.

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Assisting the injured of Mosul

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).

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).

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Mosul residents try to resume 'normal life' after ISIL

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…

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…

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Mosul's museum freed from ISIL, but not in good shape

After being under ISIL control for more than two years, all that remains inside Mosul’s museum is destruction and traces of looting.

After being under ISIL control for more than two years, all that remains inside Mosul’s museum is destruction and traces of looting.

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ISIL close to collapse in Mosul say senior Iraqi military sources

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.

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.

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Where is Baghdadi? ISIL leader 'flees' amid Iraqi squeeze on Mosul

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.

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.

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Iraqi PM Abadi visits Mosul amid major anti-ISIL gains

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…

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…

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Iraqi forces 'make strides in Mosul'

Iraqi forces in western Mosul say they've taken control of a number of key buildings formerly held by ISIL.

Iraqi forces in western Mosul say they've taken control of a number of key buildings formerly held by ISIL.

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Iraqi forces capture key bridge in Mosul

The Iraqi Army seizes the al-Hurriya Bridge in the latest push to retake Mosul from ISIL.

The Iraqi Army seizes the al-Hurriya Bridge in the latest push to retake Mosul from ISIL.

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Iraqi forces launch a new push to take western Mosul

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.

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.

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Mosul: citizens flee for their lives

Hundreds of displaced Iraqi civilians poured out of Mosul following advances by Iraqi troops against the militant Islamic State group.

Hundreds of displaced Iraqi civilians poured out of Mosul following advances by Iraqi troops against the militant Islamic State group.

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The week in pictures

A choice selection of the week’s most striking images from around the world A Picture and its Story: Ninty-year-old woman escapes Mosul.

A choice selection of the week’s most striking images from around the world A Picture and its Story: Ninty-year-old woman escapes Mosul.

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Iraqi forces 'trap ISIL in western Mosul'

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.

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.