Members of Iraqi pro-government forces drive towards the frontline on October 21, 2016 near the village of Tall al-Tibah, some 30 kilometers south of Mosul. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 22, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Several police buildings were attacked and 18 security force members were killed.
Iraqi soldiers and civilians check the damage after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in northern Baghdad's Sadr City, May 17, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al Rubaye)
October 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A campaign of violence continues in Baghdad, targeting a local market and killing civilians.
Iraqi soldiers look on as smoke rises from the Qayyarah area, some 35 miles south of Mosul, on October 19, 2016, as Iraqi forces take part in an operation against Daesh to retake the main city. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
October 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A Kurdish security source said coalition forces aim to strike Daesh from three sides in the mission to recapture Mosul.
A member of Iraqi forces gestures as troops head to the frontline on October 18, 2016 near the town of Qayyarah, south of Mosul, during the operation to recapture the city from Daesh. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 19, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Pockets of armed resistance are slowing Iraqi forces as they make their way to Mosul.
Displaced Iraqis from the Bajwaniyah village, about 30 kms south of Mosul, who fled fighting in the Mosul area approach security forces on October 18, 2016 after they liberated the village from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
October 19, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The US and EU have pledged aid to support up to 1 million civilians that are expected to flee Mosul as the fight intensifies.
Iraqi refugees arriving in Erbil from Mosul. (AFP/File)
October 18, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The rights group has accused paramilitary groups and government forces on one occasion of rounding up thousands of older boys and men who were then tortured, forcibly disappeared or extrajudicially executed.
Iraqi forces load artillery outside Mosul. (AFP/File)
October 18, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
President Masoud Barzani of Iraqi Kurdistan said that Iraq's forces and Kurdish Peshmerga troops have cleared some 200 square kilometres of land that were under the control of Islamic State in the first day of the campaign to capture Mosul.
Iraqi soldiers and civilians check the damage after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in northern Baghdad's Sadr City, May 17, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al Rubaye)
October 17, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The targeted procession was part of wider Shia religious events marking Ashura, a commemoration of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the prophet Mohammed.
Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a bombing in Baghdad on October 16, 2016. (AFP/File)
October 17, 2016 - 09:13 GMT
No immediate reports were available on possible casualties from the Monday explosion.
Iraqi forces gather at the Qayyarah military base, about 60 kilometres (35 miles) south of Mosul, on October 16, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
October 17, 2016 - 06:46 GMT
Mosul, which is located in Nineveh, is the largest city controlled by the Sunni extremist group, with a population of over 2 million before the conflict.
Iraqi men take part in a self-flagellation procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura on October 24, 2015, in Baghdad's northern district of Kadhimiya. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
October 16, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Over 50 people have been killed in the Iraqi capital Baghdad in a bomb blast among Shia mourners at a religious gathering and a shooting attack in two areas north of the city.
Iraqi Counter Terrorism Forces drive their armored vehicles after they retook an area from Daesh on April 2, 2016 in the village of Al-Mamoura, near Hit, Anbar Province. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Daesh extremist group has reportedly killed one of its own commanders along with 57 other members in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to suppress a “coup” attempt by them in the face of an imminent military operation by the Iraqi government to liberate the city.
Iraqi government forces drive in the al-Bakr neighbourhood north of Hit in Iraq's Anbar province after they cleared the area of Daesh fighters on October 10, 2016. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
October 14, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Peshmerga are fighting alongside the Iraqi army, with Shia militias involved and Turkish troops encroaching on the neighborhood.
Tensions are growing between Turkey and Iraq ahead of the battle for Mosul due to the advance of Turkish troops in the area. (AFP/File)
October 12, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
'You are not in my quality, my level,' Erdogan said to the Iraqi Prime Minister, who maintains the presence of Turkish forces near Mosul is illegal.
Iraqi government forces celebrate in the town of Sharqat, around 50 miles south of the city of Mosul, on September 23, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
October 07, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
One day earlier Iraq voted to extend the Turkish army's military operations in Bashiqa camp.
Iraqi security forces stand guard at the site of a suicide bomb attack at a market in the Baghdad Jadida neighborhood in the east of the capital on September 27, 2016. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
October 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The figures don't include casualties from Anbar province, however.