Iraqi forces close in on ISIL fighters in Mosul's Old City

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.

    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.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

    The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

    A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.