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

Inside Mosul: Nov. 24, 2016

  • CTS breach area between Qahira and Muharibeen neighborhoods on Left Bank
  • Kataib al-Mosul claims assassination in Zuhur neighborhood
  • Civilian exodus from Tel Afar continues amidst fighting between IS militants and Hashid forces
  • Iraqi forces prepare to clear territory near Sherqat

Inside Mosul: Nov. 23, 2016

  • CTS continue slow progress in Muhairbeen and Zuhur neighborhoods
  • Civilians killed and wounded by IS sniper and mortar fire in east Mosul
  • IS takes fight to Ninewa Guard units
  • Airstrike kills IS propaganda chief
  • Exodus of civilians from Tal Afar as Hashid forces enter town

Inside Mosul: Nov. 22, 2016

  • IS burns more oil stores in northeast Mosul
  • Civilians report total lack of municipal water on Left Bank
  • Airstrikes target Mosul’s Third Bridge, leaving only 2 of 5 crossings intact
  • Ninewa Guards units arrest IS militants disguised as IDPs
  • Hashid forces continue assault in Tal Afar

Inside Mosul: Nov. 21, 2016

  • Special report on Kataib al-Mosul resistance activity
  • Iraqi forces secure more territory south of Mosul
  • Airstrike partially destroys major bridge, kills senior IS official
  • Iraqi forces liberate more villages in Nimrud sub-district

Inside Mosul: Nov. 20, 2016

  • Special report from Zuhur neighborhood documents intensive street fighting
  • Fierce battles between IS and CTS in Aden neighborhood, senior IS official killed
  • IS continues to prepare for defensive battle on southern front around Mosul airport
  • Back-clearing continues in Hamam al-Alil sub-district

Inside Mosul: Nov. 19, 2016

  • CTS continue offensives and back-clearing operations on Left Bank
  • IS imams lay blame for any losses with civilians, issue dire threat of killings
  • Civilians killed by IS VBIED and friendly-fire incidents on Left Bank
  • Army continues offensives in Nimrud sub-district
  • IS attempts counter-offensive in village near key bridge to Qayarah

Inside Mosul: Nov. 17, 2016

  • Iraqi forces enter Mosul’s Palestine neighborhood
  • IS continues to shell civilians in liberated areas of Left Bank
  • Militarized Federal Police secure several villages south of Mosul
  • Hashid units gain full control of heavily mined Tal Afar airport complex

Inside Mosul: Nov. 16, 2016

  • IS militants publicly electrocute several more accused spies
  • Civilians forced to relocate from the Muharibeen neighborhood
  • IS prepares large-scale motorbike VBIED campaign on the Left Bank
  • Iraqi Army progresses from Nimrud, southeast of Mosul
  • Al-Hashid al-Shabi forces progress toward Tal Afar airport

Inside Mosul: Nov. 15, 2016

  • Iraqi forces continue slow advance amidst heavy battles on Left Bank
  • IS militants install CCTV cameras to aid defensive operations, identify civilians using mobile phones
  • Public display of corpses spreads fear of dissent against IS
  • Kataib al-Mosul assassinates two IS militants
  • Iraqi forces take IS camp north of Mosul used to train child soldiers

Inside Mosul: Nov. 14, 2016

  • IS militants order civilians to smash walls between houses to aid covert movement
  • IS bans private generators to curtail civilian cellphone use
  • IS executes suspected spies
  • Heavy coalition airstrikes target IS pockets in east Mosul, kill senior IS militants
  • Shelling on Left Bank neighborhoods forces civilian displacement to Right Bank

Inside Mosul: Nov. 13, 2016

  • Iraqi forces meet heavy resistance in eastern Mosul, make small progress
  • IS militants continue to withdraw their families to the Right Bank
  • Kataib al-Mosul claims killing of leading IS militant
  • Iraqi forces advance on northern front, enabled by devastating airstrikes
  • Nimrud village and Assyrian antiquities site liberated

Inside Mosul: Nov. 12, 2016

  • Back-clearing and new offensives in Left Bank neighborhoods
  • IS placing mortar positions in and near civilian homes, punishing residents who complain
  • Increased oil fires choke civilians in Bakr and Shudaydah neighborhoods
  • One oil fire extinguished at Qayarah well, but others still burn

Inside Mosul: Nov. 10, 2016

  • Two senior IS militants killed in eastern Mosul
  • IS deploys sniper teams to more eastern neighborhoods
  • IS militants execute deserters
  • IS members in encircled Sherqat/Hawija area stealing civilian IDs to escape to Ninewa

Inside Mosul: Nov. 9, 2016

  • IS militants ignite new oil and tire fires
  • Civilian movement restricted within city as IS seeks to keep human shields in place
  • IS militants execute people accused of communicating with security forces
  • Kataib al-Mosul assassinates IS leader of suicide bombers
  • CTS forces extend control of al-Namrod sub-district south of Mosul

Inside Mosul: Nov. 8, 2016

  • IS militants burn more oil pits, increase southern Mosul defences
  • Public executions by electrocution
  • Civilians in southeast Mosul contemplate escape, hemmed in by IEDs
  • Iraqi forces advance around Hammam al-Alil
  • IS militants detain civilians from Abu Saif and bring them to Mosul

Inside Mosul: Nov. 7, 2016

  • Battles in eastern Mosul take heavy civilian toll
  • Kataib al-Mosul gunmen attempt assassination of senior IS officer
  • Peshmerga punch through IS lines to Bashiqa
  • Airstrikes target Intisar neighborhood
  • Federal police kill senior IS militant in Hammam al-Alil, discover 100 decapitated bodies
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