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. 25, 2017

  • Federal Police forces shell IS positions on Right Bank
  • Large portion of IS ranks on Right Bank now composed of local teenagers
  • IS fighters plunder dwindling civilian food stocks on Right Bank
  • Apache helicopters target IS command center in the Hawi al-Kubisa area

Inside Mosul: Jan. 24, 2017

  • Iraqi forces defeat IS remnants in last contested Left Bank areas
  • Federal Police discover IS arms factory in Intisar neighborhood
  • IS militants mortar liberated areas, killing several civilians
  • IS militants confiscate Jinsiyah ID cards of Right Bank families to discourage escape attempts

Inside Mosul: Jan. 23, 2017

  • Iraqi forces back-clear recently liberated territory
  • Heavy fighting continues in the Rashidiyah neighborhood
  • Local government restarts in Mosul, rations distributions begin
  • IS prepares Right Bank defenses
  • Airstrikes continue in Ba’aj, west of Mosul, killing senior IS official

Inside Mosul: Jan. 22, 2017

  • Iraqi forces take out IS snipers near Rashidiyah neighborhood
  • IS severely damages Mosul Hotel, redeploys militants from Tal Afar to Mosul
  • IS Hisba begin confiscating jewelry from civilians on Right Bank
  • Kataib a- Mosul gunmen claim ambush killing of almost a dozen IS militants
  • Increased coalition air activity spotted around Ba’aj fuels rumors of IS “caliph” being surrounded

Inside Mosul: Jan. 21, 2017

  • Iraqi forces liberate north Mosul areas, including Rashidyah, parts of Qawseat, and a pharmaceutical factory
  • IS militants shelled several liberated areas, killing nine civilians
  • Several thousand residents have returned to liberated Left Bank areas from displacement camps
  • U.S. special forces conducted a helicopter raid 160 kilometers west of Mosul

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