- Iraqi forces open new, multi-pronged push into Mosul’s Old City
- CTS enters Islah al-Zirahi neighborhood amidst heavy street battles and counter-attacks
- IS militants disguised as Federal Police launch deadly attack on Iraqi forces in Arij village
- CTS forces kill IS explosives expert in Tal Afar
Editor's Note: Iraq Oil Report gathers daily updates on security and humanitarian developments inside Mosul city and surrounding IS-held areas in Ninewa province from a network of local reporters, residents, resistance fighters, and IS militants. Because of the physical risks associated with information-gathering in these areas, these reports are not comprehensive, and many cannot be immediately confirmed via multiple, reliable sources. Nonetheless, we believe there is a significant public inter...