Detailed updates from Islamic State militant-held areas of Ninewa province gathered by Iraq Oil Report's network of reporters and contacts.

Inside Mosul: Jan. 19, 2017

  • Iraqi forces liberate Arabi neighborhood
  • Senior IS militant killed in clearance of Mosul Woods
  • IS executes member accused of spying
  • Drone strike kills several civilians at funeral gathering on Right Bank
  • Iraqi forces clear Tel Kayf, north of Mosul

Inside Mosul: Jan. 18, 2017

  • CTS declares Left Bank liberated, conducts clearance operations
  • IS institutes curfew across Right Bank, hunts down deserters
  • IS burns chlorine gas at water treatment plant northwest of the city
  • Airstrikes hit IS-held territory, including Rashidiyah neighborhood, ahead of ground offensives

Inside Mosul: Jan. 17, 2017

  • Muhandiseen neighborhood liberated as CTS forces consolidate control of Left Bank
  • To shuttle across Tigris in boats, IS militants use human shields
  • University complex gutted by airstrikes, IS arson in retreat
  • IS continue to forcibly displace civilians, requisition cars for IEDs

Inside Mosul: Jan. 16, 2017

  • Iraqi forces liberate multiple neighborhoods near Tigris
  • Site of Prophet Jonah tomb and mosque liberated
  • Northern neighborhoods cleared after fierce fighting
  • VBIED explodes in Khafaat neighborhood, killing 5 civilians
  • Kataib al-Mosul claims assassination of senior IS finance official

Inside Mosul: Jan. 15, 2017

  • Iraqi forces liberate Andalus, Khaffat neighborhoods
  • Iraqi forces clearing Mosul University campus find chemical weapons cache
  • IS beheads family trying to flee Nabi Younis neighborhood
  • Several civilians killed in different liberated areas by IS mortar shelling

Inside Mosul: Jan. 14, 2017

  • Iraqi forces gain control of Mosul University campus
  • CTS-led forces liberate Fasiliya and Nasr neighborhoods and secure onramp to Old Bridge
  • Iraqi forces begin taking control of Kafaat and Hadbah neighborhoods
  • IS militants sabotage Third Bridge with explosives

Inside Mosul: Jan. 12, 2017

  • CTS liberate historic area near Tammim neighborhood
  • Rapid Response Division unit liberates Sumer neighborhood
  • IS internal disagreements worsen between local and foreign militants
  • Civilians killed by IS bombings
  • Airstrike kills several civilians in Muthanna neighborhood

Inside Mosul: Jan. 11, 2017

  • Iraqi forces liberate the Maliya, Si’ha, and Sadiq neighborhoods
  • IS militants continue withdrawing from Left Bank, crossing Tigris in boats
  • Anticipating further advance of Iraqi forces, IS militants burn buildings at Mosul University and deploy snipers to civilian homes
  • Airstrikes hit IS hideouts, killing nearly three dozen militants, including officers identified by name

Inside Mosul: Jan. 10, 2017

  • Special report on civilian conditions, attitudes inside Mosul
  • IS militants further damage bridges crossing Tigris
  • Airstrikes kill several IS leaders, identified by name
  • Iraqi forces make marginal advances on Left Bank, prepare for assault to take Mosul University campus

Inside Mosul: Jan. 9, 2017

  • Militarized federal police liberate Palestine neighborhood
  • IS militants report more violent disagreements between foreign and local fighters
  • IS shelling, VBIED kill around a dozen civilians
  • Wave of airstrikes assist Iraqi forces’ progress on Left Bank

Inside Mosul: Jan. 8, 2017

  • Deadly battle erupts between foreign and local IS fighters
  • Several dozen IS militants flee Mosul toward Tal Afar
  • Iraqi forces continue westward push, securing more Left Bank territory
  • IS militants further damage Fourth Bridge, seeking to slow Iraqi forces’ momentum toward Right Bank strongholds

Inside Mosul: Jan. 7, 2017

  • CTS-led forces complete clearance of Shuqaq al-Hadba and Muthana neighborhood, gain control of Rifaq 1, Rifaq 2, and Ghifran neighborhoods.
  • Hashid militiamen secure territory southwest of Mosul
  • Kataib al-Mosul claims assassination of IS leader managing IED teams
  • Iraqi Army drone hits IS leader coordinating IS anti-aircraft guns

Inside Mosul: Jan. 4, 2017

  • Iraqi forces gain control of Wahida, Sumar, Siha, and Yarmja neighborhoods
  • In multiple incidents, IS militants kill civilians fleeing to liberated areas
  • Under pressure of airstrikes, IS militants withdraw from Muhandiseen neighborhood
  • Unusually high volume of airstrikes target IS, including several weapons warehouses and explosives factories

Inside Mosul: Jan. 3, 2017

  • CTS liberates Karamah neighborhood and nearby industrial area
  • Iraqi forces shoot down IS drones
  • IS casualties mount at main hospital
  • Airstrikes kill IS militants, crater supply routes on Left Bank

Inside Mosul: Jan. 2, 2017

  • Army shells northern neighborhoods of Arabi, Kindi and Hadbah
  • CTS continue to clear Karama neighborhood
  • Federal Police still shelling in and around Mosul airport
  • IS arrests dozens of families seeking to flee to Mosul’s liberated areas
  • Airstrikes target IS weapons stores and supply routes on Left Bank

Inside Mosul: Dec. 31, 2016

  • Renewed offensives continue in eastern and northern neighborhoods, intense battles in Hadbah and Karama
  • CTS-led combined units clear Quds neighborhood
  • Federal Police claims to have killed several named IS leaders
  • Heavy IS casualties reported at city’s main morgue
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