NBC: ISIS Occupiers in Mosul Will 'Fight to the Death'
Once again Mosul is bracing for battle.
The Iraqi Army, directed by U.S. advisers, is soon expected to launch an offensive aimed at wresting Mosul from the hands of ISIS and ending their brutal two year occupation.
And they will be following in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, the Persians, the Turks, the British and other conquerors who have fought over this ancient and strategic city on the Tigris River.
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More News On The Coming Battle For Mosul
Airstrikes hit Islamic State targets in preparation for assault on Mosul, Iraq -- UPI
Iraqi special forces arrive in Mosul to begin effort to liberate city from ISIS -- AP
Iraqi troops deploy to Khazir Front on way to Mosul -- RUDAW
Peshmerga convoy from Kirkuk spotted heading to Mosul -- RUDAW
Iraqi PM on ISIS-held cities: 'We will go in soon' -- CNN
ISIS sending wounded fighters from Mosul as battle looms for Iraqi city -- CNN
Isis prepare chemical weapons for final assault on Mosul -- International Business Times
Iraq burns as Islamic State prepares for its last stand in Mosul -- The Telegraph
Mosul civilians brace for assault as Iraq forces bid to retake Isis stronghold -- The Guardian
Iraqi Forces Prepare To Fight Isis And Take Back City of Mosul -- NPR
In Mosul, Civilians Describe Their Preparations for a Coming Battle -- Newsweek
Shia militias and the impending Mosul bloodbath -- Middle East Monitor
Battle for Mosul must navigate ethnic rivalries -- Hugh Sykes, BBC
ISIS' retreat to Mosul brings surrounding villages back to life, reveals extensive tunnel system -- FOX News
What the Offensive on Mosul Will Look Like -- ABC News