Mosul

Iraq: Two soldiers among six  killed in blast near Mosul market

The official said that the bombing happened on a street in the market of Qarraya, a town in northern Ninevah province.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Killed by IS in Iraq, 'Shattered' family of Gobinder Singh wants job for his son

The family Gobinder Singh, one of the 39 Indians massacred by terror group ISIS in Iraq, find themselves a shattered lot.

published on : 20th March 2018

Indians killed by ISIS in Iraq's Mosul: Shashi Tharoor slams government, Harsimrat Kaur Badal defends it

Giving falsehood to people is actually cruel and suggests a certain level of lack transparency on part of the government, Tharoor said.

published on : 20th March 2018

39 Indians kidnapped by IS in 2014 in Iraq's Mosul were killed: Sushma Swaraj; MoS VK Singh to bring back the bodies

The minister told the Rajya Sabha that their bodies were spotted using deep penetration radar. The bodies were exhumed from mass graves and their identities confirmed by DNA tests, she said.

published on : 20th March 2018

Merry Christmas Mosul: Muslims join in to celebrate Iraq city's first post-IS December

On Christmas Eve at Saint Paul's church, Muslims stood with Christian worshippers and local officials amid candles and Christmas trees.

published on : 24th December 2017

Iraq: Mosul's morgue men bear witness to Islamic State atrocities 

The morgue in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was where atrocity met bureaucracy, the processing point for the machine of butchery that the Islamic State group created across its territory in Iraq.

published on : 23rd December 2017

IS executed 741 civilians during Mosul battle: UN

A total of 2,521 civilians were killed, mostly by IS attacks, during the fight between IS and the internationally-backed Iraqi Security Forces that ended in July.

published on : 2nd November 2017

'Fierce clashes with IS near Mosul': Paramilitary unit

 Jihadists from the Islamic State group and fighters from Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary coalition were locked in fierce clashes near Mosul today, with nearly 30 reported dead.

published on : 24th October 2017

Iraq Kurd fighters block roads to second city Mosul

Kurdish peshmerga forces today blocked roads from Iraqi Kurdistan to the country's second city Mosul in response to Iraqi troop movements, a senior Kurdish military official has said.

published on : 12th October 2017

Iraq holding hundreds of foreign IS women near Mosul

Iraqi officials say more than 500 foreign women affiliated with the Islamic State group are being held in a prison near Mosul.

published on : 14th September 2017

23 Islamic State militants arrested in Mosul

Some of the radicals infiltrated groups of displaced persons who then entered Mosul, where the militants were arrested.

published on : 4th September 2017

Some 30,000 civilians trapped by fighting in Iraq's Tal Afar: United Nations

More than a month after Iraq's second city Mosul was recaptured from IS, troops launched an offensive Sunday to take back Tal Afar, situated 70 kilometers further west.

published on : 23rd August 2017

Iraq begins battle to retake Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar, near Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider alAbadi announced early today the start of a battle to retake Tal Afar, one of the Islamic State terror group's last remaining stronghold in the Northern region.

published on : 20th August 2017

Not sure if 39 missing Indians are alive: Iraq

Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Monday said here that he was not sure whether the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are alive.

published on : 24th July 2017

Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State in Mosul

Iraq has declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul, retaking full control of the country's second-largest city three years after it was seized by extremists.

published on : 11th July 2017
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