As Iraqi forces close in on ISIL in one of the group's last remaining strongholds in Mosul - the Old City, much-needed aid is arriving in areas that were under the fighters’ control.

 

But just streets away from food drops, fierce clashes are taking place between the armed group and Iraqi security forces.

 

Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Erbil, east of Mosul.

Middle East, Iraq, War & Conflict