Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri Jan 13, 2017 | 8:40pm GMT

War in Mosul's neighborhoods

Cloud of smoke rises from a car bomb belonging to Islamic State militants after a controlled explosion by the Iraqi Federal police, during clashes with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Cloud of smoke rises from a car bomb belonging to Islamic State militants after a controlled explosion by the Iraqi Federal police, during clashes with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Cloud of smoke rises from a car bomb belonging to Islamic State militants after a controlled explosion by the Iraqi Federal police, during clashes with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
1 / 26
A member of Iraqi Federal police fire toward Islamic State militants during clashes with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of Iraqi Federal police fire toward Islamic State militants during clashes with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of Iraqi Federal police fire toward Islamic State militants during clashes with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
2 / 26
The body of an Islamic State militant is seen on a street during clashes, in eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

The body of an Islamic State militant is seen on a street during clashes, in eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

The body of an Islamic State militant is seen on a street during clashes, in eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
3 / 26
Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) run with their weapons during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) run with their weapons during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) run with their weapons during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Close
4 / 26
A member of Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) sits in a military vehicle during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A member of Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) sits in a military vehicle during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A member of Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) sits in a military vehicle during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Close
5 / 26
Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) carry weapons during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) carry weapons during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) carry weapons during clashes with Islamic State militants on the frontline near university of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Close
6 / 26
Iraqi rapid response forces eat food during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Sumer neighborhood of Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi rapid response forces eat food during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Sumer neighborhood of Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi rapid response forces eat food during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Sumer neighborhood of Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
7 / 26
Abu Wissam, whose wife and son were killed by Islamic State, cries as he holds up the militants' execution order for his son, east of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Abu Wissam, whose wife and son were killed by Islamic State, cries as he holds up the militants' execution order for his son, east of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Abu Wissam, whose wife and son were killed by Islamic State, cries as he holds up the militants' execution order for his son, east of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Close
8 / 26
An injured man gets treatment from Iraqi rapid response forces, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An injured man gets treatment from Iraqi rapid response forces, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An injured man gets treatment from Iraqi rapid response forces, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
9 / 26
A man smokes a waterpipe on the street during a battle with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A man smokes a waterpipe on the street during a battle with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A man smokes a waterpipe on the street during a battle with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
10 / 26
A man has his beard shaved, during a battle with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A man has his beard shaved, during a battle with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A man has his beard shaved, during a battle with Islamic State militants, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
11 / 26
Men push a cart with a wounded from the clashes, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Men push a cart with a wounded from the clashes, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Men push a cart with a wounded from the clashes, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
12 / 26
An injured boy get a treatment from Iraqi rapid response forces, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An injured boy get a treatment from Iraqi rapid response forces, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An injured boy get a treatment from Iraqi rapid response forces, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
13 / 26
Iraqi army members clash with Islamic State militants from the roof of a building, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi army members clash with Islamic State militants from the roof of a building, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi army members clash with Islamic State militants from the roof of a building, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
14 / 26
Iraqi army members clash with Islamic State militants from the roof of a building, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi army members clash with Islamic State militants from the roof of a building, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi army members clash with Islamic State militants from the roof of a building, eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
15 / 26
Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces fire a missile toward Islamic State militants during a battle in Somer district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces fire a missile toward Islamic State militants during a battle in Somer district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces fire a missile toward Islamic State militants during a battle in Somer district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
16 / 26
A member of the federal police forces takes a selfie in front of a defaced black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants, in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of the federal police forces takes a selfie in front of a defaced black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants, in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of the federal police forces takes a selfie in front of a defaced black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants, in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
17 / 26
A member of the Iraqi rapid response forces fires toward Islamic State militants during a battle in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of the Iraqi rapid response forces fires toward Islamic State militants during a battle in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of the Iraqi rapid response forces fires toward Islamic State militants during a battle in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
18 / 26
Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) arrest a person suspected of belonging to Islamic State militants east of Mosul. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) arrest a person suspected of belonging to Islamic State militants east of Mosul. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) arrest a person suspected of belonging to Islamic State militants east of Mosul. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
Close
19 / 26
Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces search for weapons in civilians' homes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces search for weapons in civilians' homes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces search for weapons in civilians' homes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
20 / 26
An Iraqi soldier holds an Islamic State flag from a building in Al-shuqaq neighborhood north of Mosul. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

An Iraqi soldier holds an Islamic State flag from a building in Al-shuqaq neighborhood north of Mosul. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

An Iraqi soldier holds an Islamic State flag from a building in Al-shuqaq neighborhood north of Mosul. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
Close
21 / 26
A vehicle burns during a battle with Islamic State militants, on the frontline east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A vehicle burns during a battle with Islamic State militants, on the frontline east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A vehicle burns during a battle with Islamic State militants, on the frontline east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Close
22 / 26
A member of the Iraqi rapid response forces inspects a hospital damaged by clashes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of the Iraqi rapid response forces inspects a hospital damaged by clashes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of the Iraqi rapid response forces inspects a hospital damaged by clashes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
23 / 26
A sniper from the Iraqi rapid response forces takes up position at a hospital damaged by clashes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A sniper from the Iraqi rapid response forces takes up position at a hospital damaged by clashes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A sniper from the Iraqi rapid response forces takes up position at a hospital damaged by clashes in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
24 / 26
A member of Iraqi security forces feeds a girl in al-Zuhoor neighborhood in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of Iraqi security forces feeds a girl in al-Zuhoor neighborhood in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A member of Iraqi security forces feeds a girl in al-Zuhoor neighborhood in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
25 / 26
Displaced people ride in a donkey-drawn cart in al-Zuhoor neighborhood during a fight with Islamic State in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Displaced people ride in a donkey-drawn cart in al-Zuhoor neighborhood during a fight with Islamic State in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Displaced people ride in a donkey-drawn cart in al-Zuhoor neighborhood during a fight with Islamic State in Mosul. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
26 / 26

Next Slideshows

U.S. military in eastern Europe since Crimea conflict

The U.S. military issued its largest reinforcement of Europe in decades as troops arrived in Poland under a planned NATO operation to beef up its eastern...

13 Jan 2017

Lights out in Gaza

On the darkened streets of Beit Lahiya after a power cut in the northern Gaza Strip.

13 Jan 2017

Joe Biden's time as vice president

Looking back at Joe Biden over his eight years as vice president of the United States.

12 Jan 2017

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

12 Jan 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Winter wonderland

Winter wonderland

Frozen scenes from around the world.

Puerto Rico in the dark

Puerto Rico in the dark

Almost four months ago, Hurricane Maria decimated the U.S. territory's outdated electric grid so forcefully that 40 percent of its 3.4 million residents remain without power.

Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show

Highlights from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Dakar Rally 2018

Dakar Rally 2018

Stunning images as vehicles race from Peru to Argentina.

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope Francis arrived in Chile, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Best of Australian Open

Best of Australian Open

Highlights from the tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Protesting the pope

Protesting the pope

Demonstrators clash with police during protests against a sexual abuse scandal and the $17 million cost of Pope Francis' visit to Chile.

Starlings in the sky

Starlings in the sky

A murmuration of starlings dance in the sky.

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Philippines orders the forced evacuation of residents after the Mayon volcano spews ash.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast