Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A bomb explodes near the al-Nuri mosque complex on Thursday, June 29, as viewed through a hole in the wall of a building. Iraq’s military has seized the remains of Great Mosque of al-Nuri. Iraq and the United States have accused ISIS of blowing up the historic mosque.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Members of the Iraqi Federal Police hold a position as US-led coalition forces advance through the Old City on Wednesday, June 28.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Two boys comfort each other after their home collapsed during fighting between Iraqi forces and militants in Mosul on Saturday, June 24. The boys, who are cousins, said some of their relatives were still under the rubble.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi soldier helps transport a girl as residents flee their homes west of Mosul on May 26.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Displaced Iraqis make their way through rubble after evacuating their homes in a neighborhood of west Mosul on May 17.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi man tries to extinguish a burning car during fighting in Mosul’s western Rifai neighborhood on May 16.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A member of the Iraqi counterterrorism service secures a building as troops push towards Mosul’s Al-Oraibi western district on May 14.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A smoke cloud rises on the front line as the Iraqi Emergency Response Division (ERD) advances in west Mosul on May 6.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A wounded man is transported in western Mosul on April 21.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi federal policeman smokes during a break from battle on April 12.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard in eastern Mosul as smoke rises from the the ISIS-controlled western section of the city on April 7.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqis visit a bath house in the Hamam al-Alil area on the southern outskirts of Mosul, on April 5.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Mosul residents cross a damaged bridge in the al-Sukkar neighborhood on Saturday, January 21.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

French President Francois Hollande and French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, right, view territory held by ISIS during a visit to a military outpost near Mosul on Monday, January 2.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A young girl takes part in a Christmas Day Mass at a church in the predominantly Christian town of Qaraqosh. The area’s churches were heavily damaged by ISIS militants before the town was freed by Iraqi forces during the Mosul offensive.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi Shiite fighters ride through a desert area near the village of Al-Boutha al-Sharqiyah, west of Mosul, on Friday, December 2.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Internally displaced Iraqis who fled the fighting in Mosul watch as a civilian drone films them at the al-Khazir camp on Thursday, December 1.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi soldier searches a home for ISIS militants after Iraqi forces retook the village of Al-Qasr on Wednesday, November 30.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi soldiers transport a comrade who was injured during a battle near the village of Haj Ali on Tuesday, November 29.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A man mourns during the funeral of four Iraqi paramilitary fighters who were killed in battles in the town of Tal Afar.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Displaced civilians return to the village of Tall Abtah on Friday, November 25, after Iraqi forces retook the village from ISIS.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi civilians sit on the ground in Mosul on November 24. An Iraqi officer addressed the group, demanding to know the whereabouts of alleged ISIS militants who opened fire on troops a few days earlier.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An injured baby receives treatment at a field hospital in Mosul on November 15.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A woman cries Sunday, November 13, after seeing the St. Addai church that was damaged by ISIS fighters during their occupation of the Keramlis village.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi special forces soldier prays next to a Humvee before troops pushed toward Mosul’s Karkukli neighborhood on November 13.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter holds part of a defused bomb planted by ISIS militants in Bashiqa, Iraq, on Friday, November 11.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A member of Iraq’s special forces guards two suspected ISIS fighters found hiding in a house in Mosul on November 11.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi woman displaced by war holds her cat near a checkpoint in the Iraqi village of Shaqouli, east of Mosul, on November 10.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi troops watch a broadcast of Donald Trump’s acceptance speech in a house in Arbid, on the outskirts of Mosul, on Wednesday, November 9. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated Trump on his win and said he hoped for continued support in the war on ISIS.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

US Marines install equipment at a coalition base in Qayyara on November 9.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi forces member investigates a mass grave that was discovered after coalition forces recaptured the area of Hamam al-Alil on Monday, November 7.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi children witness a man being interrogated by a member of the Iraqi army at a base next to the Al-Intissar neighborhood of Mosul on November 7.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A civilian man who fled the fighting trims his beard after reaching an Iraqi army position in Mosul on November 7.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Children play in debris created by an airstrike in Qayyara on Sunday, November 6.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Female members of the Freedom Party of Kurdistan sing as they hold a position near Bashiqa on November 6.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A baby is passed through a fence back to his mother at a refugee camp in the Khazir region on Saturday, November 5.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

People line up to receive food at a refugee camp in the Khazir region on November 5. Thousands are taking refuge in camps set up for internally displaced people.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi soldiers pass near a bridge destroyed in an airstrike in Qayyara on November 5.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi soldiers patrol an alley on the outskirts of Mosul on Friday, November 4.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A suspected member of ISIS is detained at a checkpoint near Bartella, Iraq, on November 4.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi families pack into a truck to be moved to camps on Thursday, November 3.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A member of Iraq’s special forces uses a helmet as a decoy while a sniper takes aim at ISIS positions in Gogjali on November 3.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi special forces soldier searches for the location of an ISIS sniper in Gogjali on November 1.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A man fleeing the village of Bazwaya carries a white flag as he arrives at a checkpoint on November 1.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi soldier receives treatment after being injured during clashes with ISIS fighters near Bazwaya on October 31.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi soldier navigates through a shattered windshield as coalition forces advance on Bazwaya on October 31.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Archbishop Yohanna Petros Mouche, center, performs Mass in the liberated town of Qaraqosh on Sunday, October 30.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Children play in a camp for internally displaced people near Kirkuk, Iraq, on October 30. More than 600 families from Tel Afar, a town west of Mosul, have been living in the camp since ISIS took control of the area in 2014.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Displaced families are seen on the road near Qayyara on Saturday, October 29.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

U.S. military personnel take cover in a bunker after a mortar alarm was sounded at a coalition air base in Qayyara on Friday, October 28.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Women and children grieve over the grave of a family member at a Qayyara cemetery damaged by ISIS on October 27.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Residents of Qayyara wait for distribution of food and water rations on October 26. Local water sources have been contaminated by the burning oil and sulfur.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraq’s counterterrorism forces advance toward ISIS positions in Tob Zawa on October 25.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Soldiers give first aid to an injured boy in Tob Zawa on October 25.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Kurdish Peshmerga forces take positions as they start to move toward the Imam Reza and Tizxirab villages of the Bashiqa district on Sunday, October 23.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi forces distribute fruit in the village of al-Khuwayn, south of Mosul, after recapturing it from ISIS on October 23.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Kurdish security forces detain a suspected member of ISIS in the eastern suburbs of Kirkuk on Saturday, October 22.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

An Iraqi forces member helps a man push a car as they arrive at a refugee camp in Qayyara on October 22.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Spent bullet cartridges litter the street around the Jihad Hotel, where ISIS militants battled Iraqi security forces in Kirkuk on Friday, October 21.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Gen. Abdel Ghani al-Asadi, who leads Iraq’s counterterrorism forces, sits in Bartella on October 21 after the town was reclaimed.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Peshmerga fighters look over a village during an assault near Bashiqa on Thursday, October 20.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi forces fire a howitzer toward the village of Tall al-Tibah on October 19.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Iraqi forces head toward the front lines near Qayyara on Tuesday, October 18.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

A Peshmerga fighter peers up from an underground tunnel in the liberated town of Badana on October 18. ISIS fighters have built tunnels below residential streets to escape from airstrikes.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Kurdish security forces take up a position near ISIS-controlled villages on Monday, October 17.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Smoke rises from a suicide car bomb attack carried out by ISIS in the village of Bedene on October 17.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Members of the Iraqi coalition gather around a fire at Zardak mountain ahead of the offensive.

Mosul: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

Peshmerga forces deploy in the dark near the village of Wardak early on October 17.

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