Iraq's Mosul offensive 'ahead of schedule', Pentagon says

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22 November 2017
Footage: 360° documentary from Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). 1 year ago
Footage: 360° documentary from Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). "We never thought we'd be trapped in a war," say Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, Domiz camp.
Free Syrian Army media activists call upon Ahrar al-Sham and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham to quickly mobilise towards rural northern and eastern Hama to help prevent the advances of the Syrian Government forces in the region.1 year ago
Free Syrian Army media activists call upon Ahrar al-Sham and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham to quickly mobilise towards rural northern and eastern Hama to help prevent the advances of the Syrian Government forces in the region.
Footage: A commander from Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki says they refuse any brigade to leave Aleppo, including Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, and promises to the citizens of eastern Aleppo that the battle to break the siege on eastern Aleppo is before us (i.e. soon).1 year ago
Footage: A commander from Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki says they refuse any brigade to leave Aleppo, including Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, and promises to the citizens of eastern Aleppo that the battle to break the siege on eastern Aleppo is before us (i.e. soon).
Footage: A commander from Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki says they refuse any brigade to leave Aleppo, including Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, and promises to the citizens of eastern Aleppo that the battle to break the siege on eastern Aleppo is before us (i.e. soon).
1 year ago
The United States and the United Kingdom have rejected a Russian and a Syrian government offer of a temporary “pause” on airstrikes in Aleppo as the basis for reopening talks, saying there has to be a credible and durable ceasefire that should initially last as long as 48 hours. The West demands a ‘credible and durable ceasefire’ for Aleppo as a basis for talks as the United States calls the proposal ‘too little, too late’.
Footage: Turkish-backed Syrian rebels indicate the start of an assault on the SDF/YPG-held Tall Rifat after demanding that the YPG withdraw from Tall Rifat within 48 hours.1 year ago
Footage: Turkish-backed Syrian rebels indicate the start of an assault on the SDF/YPG-held Tall Rifat after demanding that the YPG withdraw from Tall Rifat within 48 hours.
Footage: Turkish-backed Syrian rebels indicate the start of an assault on the SDF/YPG-held Tall Rifat after demanding that the YPG withdraw from Tall Rifat within 48 hours.
RU/SY AF targeted & destroyed the hospital in the small town of Sarjah, 18 km from the front in Idlib province, today1 year ago
RU/SY AF targeted & destroyed the hospital in the small town of Sarjah, 18 km from the front in Idlib province, today
1 year ago
Ankara, coalition agree Turkish jets to join Mosul operation: minister
Map of current situation in Aleppo northern countryside1 year ago
Map of current situation in Aleppo northern countryside
1 year ago
IS group holding civilians in Iraq's Mosul: Pentagon
OGN Footage: Reporter Muhammad al-Ghazi asks some Syrian rebel fighters directly if they will surrender Aleppo City to the Syrian Government and its allies.1 year ago
OGN Footage: Reporter Muhammad al-Ghazi asks some Syrian rebel fighters directly if they will surrender Aleppo City to the Syrian Government and its allies.
OGN Footage: Reporter Muhammad al-Ghazi asks some Syrian rebel fighters directly if they will surrender Aleppo City to the Syrian Government and its allies.
1 year ago
Footage: The wife of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad, Asma Assad, has given an interview to Russia 24: Her first interview in around 8 years.
Footage: The wife of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad, Asma Assad, has given an interview to Russia 24: Her first interview in around 8 years.
'Donald Trump is simply the unveiled filthy face of Obama and Putin...' Maarat an-Numan, Idlib Governorate, Syria.1 year ago
'Donald Trump is simply the unveiled filthy face of Obama and Putin...' Maarat an-Numan, Idlib Governorate, Syria.
1 year ago
RU/SY AF air strikes render hospital in Sarje out of service a short while ago in Jabal al Zawia
Something burning in central Baghdad, checking if bomb or just fire1 year ago
Something burning in central Baghdad, checking if bomb or just fire
1 year ago
US-Iranian businessman Siamak Namazi and 80-yr-old father given 10yrs prison for 'collaborating with hostile American government'
1 year ago
Iraqi forces have started moving from Qayyarah northwards towards Mosul, advancing up to the village of Tulul al-Nasr
ISIS release video as they try to fight back as Iraqi forces take on Mosul1 year ago
ISIS release video as they try to fight back as Iraqi forces take on Mosul
1 year ago
Iraqi joint operations command: Iraqi forces control parts of Hamdaniya district
1 year ago
SNHR: at least 3 victims died due to gov warplanes missiles fired on Talbiseh city in Homs
1 year ago
Iranian-US businessman and father given 10-year sentences in Iran
1 year ago
IATA: "The civil aviation across the world is suffering from a lack of airport capacity"
1 year ago
FSA rebels have seized control of the village of Tall Malid, finishing off the last Daesh threat to Mare' (N Aleppo)
1 year ago
Iraqi army enters the district of al-Hamdaniya, southeast Mosul with no ISIS resistance
1 year ago
Operations are ongoing in al-Hamdaniyah Qarahqosh district
Syrian Kurdish YPG to be removed from Manbij, Turkey's Erdogan says1 year ago
Syrian Kurdish YPG to be removed from Manbij, Turkey's Erdogan says
1 year ago
Islamic State said to lose ground as coalition closes on Mosul
1 year ago
Turkish air force jets have taken part in Mosul operation: PM
Iraq's Mosul offensive 'ahead of schedule', Pentagon says1 year ago
Iraq's Mosul offensive 'ahead of schedule', Pentagon says
SNHR: at least 4 civilians (3 children  and  their father) died due to gov warplanes (allies) shelling on Bustan Al Qasr in Aleppo city1 year ago
SNHR: at least 4 civilians (3 children and their father) died due to gov warplanes (allies) shelling on Bustan Al Qasr in Aleppo city
Iraq seizes 19 villages on 1st day of Mosul offensive1 year ago
Iraq seizes 19 villages on 1st day of Mosul offensive
1 year ago
5 airstrikes hit Aleppo's Rashidin in southern western outskirts
Turkey's air force involved in strikes on Iraq's Mosul, says Turkish PM1 year ago
Turkey's air force involved in strikes on Iraq's Mosul, says Turkish PM
1 year ago
PM Yıldırım: New constitution proposal will be brought shortly to Parliament
1 year ago
Taliban restart secret talks with Afghanistan in Qatar: report
1 year ago
An Iraqi delegation will visit Turkey this week, both sides wish to resolve the issue through dialogue, Foreign Min. Çavuşoğlu says
1 year ago
RU/SY AF bombing towns east of Damascus
RU/SY AF bombing towns east of Damascus
1 year ago
Russia, Syria halt air strikes on Aleppo: Russian defence minister
1 year ago
Iraqi troops battling ISIS have thwarted several suicide car bombs south of Mosul, Iraqi army says
1 year ago
Mosul offensive enters its second day as Iraqi forces renew push from Gwer and al-Qiyyarah axis, advancing towards Hamam al-Aleel
1 year ago
A 72-hour ceasefire begins on Wednesday in Yemen after Houthi lift a seige on city of Taiz
Bodyguard of CEO's advisor wounded in Kabul blast1 year ago
Bodyguard of CEO's advisor wounded in Kabul blast
Baghdad: Anti-Turkish and American slogans chanted during demonstrations against Turkish military presence in Iraq1 year ago
Baghdad: Anti-Turkish and American slogans chanted during demonstrations against Turkish military presence in Iraq
Demonstrations continue outside the Turkish embassy in Baghdad, Iraqis are demanding Turkish troops to withdraw.1 year ago
Demonstrations continue outside the Turkish embassy in Baghdad, Iraqis are demanding Turkish troops to withdraw.
Erdogan: Turkey 'will be at table' for Mosul talks1 year ago
Erdogan: Turkey 'will be at table' for Mosul talks
Baghdad Now at Turkish embassy1 year ago
Baghdad Now at Turkish embassy
According to the European Union council, the Syrian Government and its allies use of chemical weapons, cluster and barrel bomb attacks on women & children 1 year ago
According to the European Union council, the Syrian Government and its allies use of chemical weapons, cluster and barrel bomb attacks on women & children "may amount to war crimes." Aleppo.
Syrian Opposition High Negotiations Commission statement calling on the European Union to 'challenge Russian war crimes or lose credibility'.1 year ago
Syrian Opposition High Negotiations Commission statement calling on the European Union to 'challenge Russian war crimes or lose credibility'.
IS claims several attacks against Iraq(i) army, Shia militias  and  Peshmerga in 8 villages on outskirts of Mosul1 year ago
IS claims several attacks against Iraq(i) army, Shia militias and Peshmerga in 8 villages on outskirts of Mosul
1 year ago
Yemen president agrees to 72-hour ceasefire with possible extension, foreign minister says
1 year ago
9 villages east of Mosul have been captured from the Islamic State, as well as a stretch of the Erbil-Mosul road, Kurdish officials say
1 year ago
Islamic State launches attack on Baiji oil refinery south of Mosul
1 year ago
Ankara bans public gatherings in terror alert: governorate
30 civilians were killed in intense RU/SY AF bomb attacks on Aouijl, west of Aleppo1 year ago
30 civilians were killed in intense RU/SY AF bomb attacks on Aouijl, west of Aleppo
30 civilians were killed in intense RU/SY AF bomb attacks on Aouijl, west of Aleppo
Kafr Naha, west of Aleppo today1 year ago
Kafr Naha, west of Aleppo today
Kafr Naha, west of Aleppo today
1 year ago
"Americans are in harm's way as part of this fight" in Mosul, per Pentagon's Peter Cook, but most "far away" from front lines
Algeria: PKM machine gun  and  ammunition, an ATV, sat phone, brick of haschish..seized this afternoon in Tamanrasset near the tri-stateborder1 year ago
Algeria: PKM machine gun and ammunition, an ATV, sat phone, brick of haschish..seized this afternoon in Tamanrasset near the tri-stateborder
1 year ago
3,000-5,000 ISIS fighters still in Mosul says @PentagonPresSec
1 year ago
US troops on outskirts of Mosul in support/advisory role but behind forward lines per @PentagonPresSec "Iraqis are in the lead"
Iraq forces launch battle to retake IS stronghold Mosul1 year ago
Iraq forces launch battle to retake IS stronghold Mosul
1 year ago
Early indications that Iraqis are ahead of schedule on first day of Mosul offensive - Pentagon
1 year ago
Iraq, Kurd forces "ahead of schedule so far" with op to retake Mosul per @PentagonPresSec
Pro-government rally in Syrian town Qudsaya after rebel fighter pull-out1 year ago
Pro-government rally in Syrian town Qudsaya after rebel fighter pull-out
.@FedericaMog: The EU has united, strong position on Syria: save Aleppo, stop bombing. EU will start talks on future of Syria1 year ago
[email protected]: The EU has united, strong position on Syria: save Aleppo, stop bombing. EU will start talks on future of Syria
Around 30,000 Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces are moving forward to take control ISIS stronghold of Mosul city1 year ago
Around 30,000 Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces are moving forward to take control ISIS stronghold of Mosul city
Daesh suicide car bomb targets Iraqi army checkpoint south of Baghdad, killing at least 10 people1 year ago
Daesh suicide car bomb targets Iraqi army checkpoint south of Baghdad, killing at least 10 people
VIDEO: Alleged ISIS ATGM attack on an ISF M1 Abrams near Al-Qayyarah1 year ago
VIDEO: Alleged ISIS ATGM attack on an ISF M1 Abrams near Al-Qayyarah
Moscow announces 8-hour Aleppo ceasefire by Russian, Syrian forces1 year ago
Moscow announces 8-hour Aleppo ceasefire by Russian, Syrian forces
ISIS once again uses children to execute alleged 1 year ago
ISIS once again uses children to execute alleged "spies" in Iraq
1 year ago
Rebel with TOW destroyed government BMP in Iskandarīyah south east of Maardas
1 dead, 15 wounded - including children - after hand grenades hurled from motorcycle in Karachi, Pakistan1 year ago
1 dead, 15 wounded - including children - after hand grenades hurled from motorcycle in Karachi, Pakistan
Syrian rebels destroyed an govt forces BMP near Maardes with the TOW1 year ago
Syrian rebels destroyed an govt forces BMP near Maardes with the TOW
Syrian rebels destroyed an govt forces BMP near Maardes with the TOW
1 year ago
Moscow announces a 8-hour Aleppo ceasefire by Russian, and Syrian forces on Thursday.
1 year ago
Syrian Army regains full control of Ma'rdas town + surroundings after repelling a large counterattack, Hama
1 year ago
[email protected] video: Iraq's military, Kurdish forces are on the move south and east of Islamic State group-held city of Mosul
Helicopters belonging to the Kurdish forces on standby near the the front to evacuate heavily wounded Peshmerga1 year ago
Helicopters belonging to the Kurdish forces on standby near the the front to evacuate heavily wounded Peshmerga
1 year ago
Reports of casualties after car bomb blast hits southern Damascus's Sayyeda Zeinab district - monitor
1 year ago
The drones are flying over Raqqa city
1 year ago
Major Mosul displacement may start in under a week: UN
1 year ago
Kuwait will hold snap elections on November 26
Role of Peshmerga has been specified, just as that of the Iraqi army has been, we are prepared to support Iraqi army — Barzani1 year ago
Role of Peshmerga has been specified, just as that of the Iraqi army has been, we are prepared to support Iraqi army — Barzani
1 year ago
KRG President Massoud Barzani: So far, 200 square kilometers of land cleared from Daesh fighters in Mosul operation
1 year ago
KRG President @masoud_barzani "confident" Iraq army can enter Mosul without Peshmerga but says Kurds stand ready to help
1 year ago
"Not going to be a short operation. It's going to take time" @masoud_barzani says of Mosul, expects continued coordination with Iraq
1 year ago
Iraq Kurdistan Region President @masoud_barzani also tells reporters he believes there must be an agreement between Baghdad and Ankara
SNHR: at least 14 victims died due to gov warplanes (allies) missiles fired on Owaijel town in Aleppo1 year ago
SNHR: at least 14 victims died due to gov warplanes (allies) missiles fired on Owaijel town in Aleppo
Shiite militiamen publish series of picture depicting their participation in MosulOffensive against Islamic State group1 year ago
Shiite militiamen publish series of picture depicting their participation in MosulOffensive against Islamic State group
VIDEO: French artillery units providing support for Mosul offensive1 year ago
VIDEO: French artillery units providing support for Mosul offensive
UN: 100,000 refugees could flee1 year ago
UN: 100,000 refugees could flee
Turkey-backed FSA troops are only 20 km away from El Bab, a significant target of the operation1 year ago
Turkey-backed FSA troops are only 20 km away from El Bab, a significant target of the operation
1 year ago
SNHR: at least 5 victims died due to gov warplanes (allies) missiles fired on Al Za'rora area near Kafr Naha town in Aleppo, Oct 17
HashdAlWatani/Guards of Nineveh, trained by Turkish military, on the Mosul war scene1 year ago
HashdAlWatani/Guards of Nineveh, trained by Turkish military, on the Mosul war scene
1 year ago
Turkish airline cancels all its flights to Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan
1 year ago
Turkish Airlines halts flights to Baghdad
Map: Who controls the majority of territory in Aleppo's Governorate within Syria? The Syrian rebels control the most with around 30% of Aleppo's Governate under their control, followed by the SDF/YPG who control around 27% of Aleppo's Governate. While the IS controls around 25% of Aleppo's Governate, the Syrian Government themselves controls the least of the territory which makes up Aleppo's Governate with around just 18% of Aleppo's Governate under their control, Syria, Aleppo.1 year ago
Map: Who controls the majority of territory in Aleppo's Governorate within Syria? The Syrian rebels control the most with around 30% of Aleppo's Governate under their control, followed by the SDF/YPG who control around 27% of Aleppo's Governate. While the IS controls around 25% of Aleppo's Governate, the Syrian Government themselves controls the least of the territory which makes up Aleppo's Governate with around just 18% of Aleppo's Governate under their control, Syria, Aleppo.
Iraqi 9th Armoured Division on Gwer1 year ago
Iraqi 9th Armoured Division on Gwer
Iraqi 9th Armoured Division on Gwer front Mosul1 year ago
Iraqi 9th Armoured Division on Gwer front Mosul
1 year ago
ISOF liberate Mishraq Sulfur Plant after carrying out special operation south of Mosul
Kurdish Peshmerga forces as they advanced on the Khazir front against ISIS towards Mosul1 year ago
Kurdish Peshmerga forces as they advanced on the Khazir front against ISIS towards Mosul
1 year ago
Video of airstrikes on Dael & Abtaa towns
Video of airstrikes on Dael & Abtaa towns
Heavy air strikes on eastern Aleppo since last night and even this morning killing more than 50 civilians1 year ago
Heavy air strikes on eastern Aleppo since last night and even this morning killing more than 50 civilians
Iraq`i plans to take back Mosul from ISIS1 year ago
Iraq`i plans to take back Mosul from ISIS