RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mosul (Iraq)

A collection of news and information related to Mosul (Iraq) published by this site and its partners.

Top Mosul (Iraq) Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Iraqi drive on Tikrit falters amid fierce resistance from Islamic State

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi forces pushed north Tuesday in an attempt to recapture the central Iraq town of Tikrit from the Islamic militants who have been occupying it since mid-June, only to see the assault stymied by snipers, roadside bombs and fierce resistance...
  • Jefa DDHH de la ONU condena los crímenes "generalizados" de Estado Islámico

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - La jefa de Derechos Humanos de la ONU, Navi Pillay, condenó el lunes los crímenes "generalizados y abominables" que cometen las fuerzas de Estado Islámico en Irak, entre ellas asesinatos, esclavitud, delitos sexuales y tomar como...
  • U.S. airstrikes in Iraq help Kurds turn tables on Islamic State

    U.S. airstrikes in Iraq help Kurds turn tables on Islamic State
    Kurdish snipers trained their rifles on a black Islamist flag still fluttering from the top of a cellphone tower. Other peshmerga, as Kurdish forces are known, snapped selfies alongside a bullet-riddled pickup that previously was part of the mechanized...
  • Iraq's Mosul dam remains volatile and unstable

    Iraq's Mosul dam remains volatile and unstable
    For more than a week, Nawar and Tayseer Adnan remained in their family home, avoiding the Islamic State militants who had seized their village, and secretly feeding intelligence to Kurdish Iraqi troops plotting a way to retake it. When the offensive...
  • In Kurdish Irbil, first car bomb raises fear of onslaught by Islamic State

    IRBIL, Iraq A car bomb that exploded along a busy Irbil thoroughfare Saturday evening was the first attack on the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region since the Islamic State took control of much of adjacent Iraqi Arab territory in mid-June, and...
  • Iraqis battle Islamic State in Tikrit; situation in Mosul stable

    Iraqis battle Islamic State in Tikrit; situation in Mosul stable
    Iraqi government forces and volunteer fighters mounted a fresh drive Tuesday to oust Islamic State fighters from the northern city of Tikrit but were facing stiff resistance from the militant group, news agencies reported. The Iraqi news site Shafaq...
  • Obama Taking Right Tack Against Terrorists

    The propagandists of the Islamic State must have imagined that their brutal video of the beheading of journalist James Foley would intimidate and terrorize the world. But people aren't built that way, not in Muslim countries or anywhere else. When they...
  • Scene of fighting, grandiose Mosul dam always beset with problems

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The Mosul Dam was always meant to be a symbol of Iraq's grandiose ambition to escape poverty and underdevelopment. But from the start, the $1.5 billion barrier north of the city was beset with significant engineering problems, now made...
  • Obama may seek additional funds to battle Islamic State

    President Barack Obama, soon to end a two-week working vacation in Martha's Vineyard, has not yet been presented with military options for attacking Islamic State targets beyond two important areas in Iraq, said White House deputy national security...
  • Why can't Islamic State be stopped? Analysts say it's better armed, better organized

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State's push toward the Kurdish city of Irbil on Thursday came as unwelcome news to those who had believed that the Kurdish peshmerga militia would be the force most capable of halting the militant Islamists' momentum. The United...
  • Iraq's Yazidis worry about relatives seized by Islamic State

    Iraq's Yazidis worry about relatives seized by Islamic State
    As fighting raged between Islamist extremists and armed residents of the northern Iraqi town of Qahtaniya, Abdal Ali Aliyas had a split-second decision to make. There were two roads leading to the countryside. Aliyas fled by the gravel road. His 18-...