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

Inside Mosul: Feb. 13, 2017

  • Hashid forces repel IS counter-attack aimed at breaking siege on al-Bahaj district
  • IS militants kill at least 29 civilians in several mortar, drone, and suicide attacks on liberated areas
  • Iraqi forces conduct security sweeps in liberated areas, arresting suspected IS militants
  • IS militants plant IEDs in preparation for defense of Right Bank

Inside Mosul: Feb. 12, 2017

  • IS continues hitting civilian areas with mortar fire and explosive-laden drones, killing at least a dozen people
  • IS militants put up stiff defense of Geba water treatment plant
  • Airstrikes continue to pummel IS positions in Right Bank
  • Air strikes and Hashid ground forces hit IS positions near Tal Afar

Inside Mosul: Feb. 11, 2017

  • Iraqi forces impose curfew on liberated Left Bank amidst IS suicide and drone bombings
  • Airstrikes on Right Bank intensify, signaling preparation for next phase of Mosul offensive
  • Kataib al-Mosul operatives stab senior IS official to death
  • Civilians in IS-occupited Right Bank continue to suffer from starvation

Inside Mosul: Feb. 9, 2017

  • IS militants execute 13 civilians for trying to flee Right Bank
  • Amidst sweeps on Left Bank, Iraqi military interdicts two cells of IS militants and discovers ammunitions cache
  • IS-operated drones drop explosive rounds on civilians and police in liberated neighborhoods
  • Airstrikes hit IS gathering in Um al-Zanabir, west of Tal Afar

Inside Mosul: Feb. 8, 2017

  • IS executes several civilians found with cell phones during raids in New Mosul
  • IS executes civilians fleeing Right Bank, hangs corpses on bridge
  • Children are dying from starvation and malnutrition on Right Bank
  • Wave of airstrikes hit IS positions, kill several named senior militants

Inside Mosul: Feb. 7, 2017

  • IS-operated drone hits elementary school with explosives, killing six children
  • Iraqi forces continue sweeping liberated areas for IS sleeper cells
  • Several airstrikes on different Right Bank targets kill more than three dozen IS militants
  • IS militants continue killing civilians and shelling liberated areas

Inside Mosul: Feb. 6, 2017

  • IS militants hide fuel stores on Right Bank, fearing theft by residents and airstrikes
  • Airstrikes hit several Right Bank targets, destroying VBIEDs and killing IS officers
  • Iraqi forces sweep liberated areas for IS sleeper cells, make arrests
  • IS executes civilians for attempting to escape and uses drones to drop explosives on civilians in liberated areas

Inside Mosul: Feb. 5, 2017

  • 9th Division shells Mosul corniche ahead of planned assault on Right Bank
  • Curfew imposed in Bakr and Akhaa neighborhoods as Iraqi forces arrest IS suspects
  • Mortar strike kills family in Jazair neighborhood
  • Airstrikes kill IS militants at Mosul airport, Ghazlani base

Inside Mosul: Feb. 4, 2017

  • Iraqi forces make fresh clearance sweep of East Mosul
  • IS executes its own military commanders, who fled fighting near Tal Afar
  • IS mortaring continues, killing at least 26 civilians
  • Airstrike kills senior IS official in Wadi Hajjar neighborhood
  • Hashid forces liberate villages near Tal Afar

Inside Mosul: Feb. 2, 2017

  • Iraqi forces find unusually large weapons warehouse
  • IS mortar attacks kill civilians in liberated areas
  • Civilians evicted on Right Bank corniche as IS militants prepare defenses
  • IS militants cut hands off children who refuse to become soldiers

Inside Mosul: Feb. 1, 2017

  • Iraqi forces repel IS attack on Yarimcha area of Left Bank
  • IS multiple car bomb attack kills Iraqi soldiers in Kuba area
  • Several families escape Right Bank, with apparent help from local IS members
  • Airstrikes hit IS positions in Najar neighborhood and Mosul airport complex

Inside Mosul: Jan. 31, 2017

  • IS militants kill at least 22 civilians in mortar and drone attacks
  • Residents on the Left Bank complain of increased looting
  • Airstrikes hit IS militants and weapons stores on Right Bank
  • Hashid forces remain focused on Ba’aj area, west of Mosul, suspecting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is hiding there

Inside Mosul: Jan. 30, 2017

  • Curfew imposed in Sumar neighborhood after IS mortar strikes
  • Mass grave of IS victims discovered in northern Mosul, includes remains of children
  • IS militants shoot dead three young teenagers accused of betraying the group
  • Airstrikes hit several IS sites on Right Bank

Inside Mosul: Jan. 29, 2017

  • Preparations for Right Bank offensive continue with ISF redeployments throughout city
  • Iraqi forces repel IS offensive on Left Bank’s Fasiliya area
  • IS militants require some female members to don male clothing and take up arms
  • Iraqi forces continue shelling Mosul airport complex

Inside Mosul: Jan. 28, 2017

  • IS fighters again infiltrate Left Bank by crossing Tigris at dawn; attack repelled
  • IS plants VBIEDs under Yarmouk Bridge
  • IS conducts renewed searches for former policemen on Right Bank
  • Hashid officer confirms shelling of Peshmerga position near Sinjar

Inside Mosul: Jan. 26, 2017

  • Combined forces repel IS attack across Tigris with coalition support
  • Large weapons cache discovered in Rashidiya neighborhood
  • Looted archeological artifacts discovered in Shurta neighborhood
  • Airstrikes target IS defensive positions in several Rigth Bank locations
  • Hashid al-Shabi forces repel IS attack near Tal Afar