- Iraqi forces advance in 17 July and Rifai neighborhoods and Yarmouk Bridge
- Federal Police say they have broken 60 percent of IS lines around Old City
- Residents of IS-occupied neighborhood continue to face starvation conditions
- IS militants kill civilians trying to flee
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...