Inside Mosul: May 9, 2017

Detailed updates from Islamic State militant-held areas of Ninewa province, gathered via Iraq Oil Report's network of reporters and contacts.
Inside Mosul: May 9, 2017
A Peshmerga Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle pushes forward towards Bashiqa, 12 kilometers northeast of Mosul, as soldiers try to clear an IS-used car off the main road on Nov. 7, 2016. (PATRICK OSGOOD/Iraq Oil Report)
  • Iraqi forces declare liberation of Sina’a neighborhood
  • Federal Police gain partial control of 17 July neighborhood
  • IS militants launch VBIED attack on Federal Police in Old Mosul
  • Airstrikes hit VBIED factory in Tal Afar’s Askary neighborhood

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 interest in publishing this reporting.

The Custom Research Service of Iraq Oil Report also collects hard data on violence in IS-held territory, compiles maps and analysis of trends, and tracks economic indicators including commodity prices. For more information, email Custom Research Service Director Jared Levy at

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