Iraqi soldiers in a drunken area controlled by Kurds

Pentagon: Organization Daash "weakening" in Mosul

A US military official said Wednesday that the organization of the Islamic state in Iraq's stronghold in Mosul fighters "weaken" and they show signs of frustration before the start of the battle to restore the city.
And it holds the US-led international coalition forces, provide support, training and advice to the Iraqi and Kurdish forces, which is locked in months of fighting since progress toward Mosul in preparation for an attack to the country's second largest city controlled by the organization of the Islamic state since the 2014 restoration. He said coalition spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Chris Garver "see them weaken in Mosul (...) we see some indications that the morale down." He added that at present, for example, the organization's leaders carried out the execution of operations against the militants because of the "failure on the battlefield," he said, adding that they "are not happy with what they have achieved in Mosul." Worried jihadists have begun about the population of the city continues with the Iraqi security forces, cut off the Internet. Garver said that the same thing happened in Fallujah and Ramadi before the restoration of these two cities. However, the US military official warned that the battle for the restoration of Mosul, which is expected to begin in the coming months, it will not be easy. Garver said, "we continue to expect that there are about five thousand fighters in Mosul, and we still expect a tough battle."
Mosul and other big Iraqi city controlled by the organization of the Islamic state.
And it announced that the British Ministry of Defense on Wednesday that two Bratanitin participated in the bombing of the alliance targeted Monday former palace of Saddam Hussein in Mosul, northern Iraq, on suspicion of organizing the Islamic state made him a base.