Middle East

Execution site discovered in Iraq's Mosul

Human Rights Watch says observers discovered the corpses of 17 men, allegedly executed by Iraqi forces, in west Mosul.

Execution site discovered near Mosul's Old City

Battle for Mosul

Mosul in ruins: 'I see only despair around us'

Soldiers have been working to save civilians still trapped among the rubble of war in Iraq's second-largest city.

Mosul in ruins: 'I see only despair around us'

Middle East

What will post-ISIL Mosul look like?

Now that Iraq’s second-largest city has been retaken from the armed group, fears are mounting of intra-militia fighting.

What will post-ISIL Mosul look like?

Battle for Mosul

Battle for Mosul: Who controls what

Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is now the scene of a battle for control between Iraqi, Kurdish, and ISIL forces.

Battle for Mosul: Who controls what

Middle East

Amnesty: All sides violated international law in Mosul

Rights group calls for investigation into whether war crimes were committed in the battle to retake the city from ISIL.

Amnesty: All sides violated international law in Mosul

Inside Story

Is the threat from ISIL over?

It took the Iraqi army nine months of fierce fighting to finally declare Mosul liberated from the armed group.

Middle East

Iraqi PM declares 'total victory' over ISIL in Mosul

Haider al-Abadi announces 'collapse' of ISIL caliphate as US-led coalition says Iraqi troops have firm control of Mosul.

Middle East

Mosul residents 'been through hell'

Level of destruction in Mosul's Old City is almost total, as Iraq PM celebrates gains in final push against ISIL.

Battle for Mosul

Iraqi PM hails 'great victory' against ISIL in Mosul

Iraq's leader congratulates troops in Mosul for their 'victories' against armed group after nearly nine-month battle.

Middle East

Iraqi forces 'raise flag' on Tigris riverside in Mosul

State TV says troops have reached the Tigris riverbank as ISIL fighters hold out in tiny area in Mosul's Old City.

Middle East

Iraqi forces close in on last ISIL fighters in Mosul

Military says it is trying to take control of an area where 100 ISIL fighters remain.

Middle East

UN: 20,000 civilians trapped in ISIL-held Mosul areas

Civilians in the small pockets of territory in Mosul's Old City in ISIL hands are living in dire conditions, UN says.

UN: 20,000 civilians trapped in ISIL-held Mosul areas

Middle East

The final push: Retaking Mosul from ISIL

Iraq's PM declares an end of the 'caliphate', as Iraqi forces battle to retake the city's ISIL-held area.

The final push: Retaking Mosul from ISIL

Opinion

The battle for Mosul is almost over. What next?

Can ISIL make a comeback in Mosul?

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

by Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Middle East

Iraqi army completely surrounds ISIL in Mosul

Officials say government troops have cut off an escape route for the fighters and 'victory will be announced soon'.