Upper and Lower Smaqiya and Dere villages are under Peshmerga's control in Batnaya, northern Mosul.

Only ISIS booby traps that is preventing Peshmerga from advancing faster: Peshmerga commanderIraq counter terrorism units have stormed Christian village of Bartella east Mosul not much resistanceKurdish YPG continues to advance towards al-Bab from Afrin this morning despite Turkish airstrikes. Now ~20km awayISIS IEDs/landmines and snipers as Iraqi forces launched offensive on Telskuf axisCoalition Air Force coordinates with Peshmerga troops in anti-ISIS efforts, providing them with air coverPeshmerga forces captured three villages; Naweran, Barima and Batany northeast of MosulPeshmerga raise the Kurdistan flag over Nawaran village, north of MosulPeshmerga discovered an 800 metre-long tunnel between Fadhliya and Khorsabad villages, wide enough for vehicles to useOn IS and Syrian refugees — Republican nominee for U.S President Donald Trump: Syrian refugees will be "the great Trojan Horse" and "tens of thousands of Syrian refugees definitely are aligned with IS".'I think we can take back Mosul and then move into Syria and take back Raqqa.' - Democrat nominee for U.S President Hillary Clinton.Badge of Assyrian Christian militia fighting for their ancient villages in IraqIraq's Golden Division move into position north of Mosul Iraq's armed forces captured the village of Mishraq in the Nimrud district, southwest of Mosul, today. Iraq soldiers on front line of Mosul offensive near Qayyarah @AFPphoto by @yasinnakgul ISIS posted a video that shows them in control of Hammam Ali townFootage: President of Syria Bashar al-Assad's full interview with Swiss TV. Iraq - Military helicopters parked on a road. #Mosul TAF: FSA forces have established control in 155 residential areas in total since the beginning of the operation #EuphratesShield 24 hours after Al Houd retaken UNICEF + partners delivered first humanitarian assistance to 9000 people #MosulAid Peshmarga forces set to liberate Batnaya +5 villages in Nineveh Plains in the next few hours, IQ army then goes into TelkefEgypt- @EgyArmySpox footage from recenet increased ops in North Sinai- including FLIR photos of ISIS technical destroyed Dramatic firefight against ISIS in Mosul caught on cameraIsis punishment for what they consider 'crimes': adultery, homosexual relationship, drinking alcohol. (Ibrahim Khalil village, S.E. Mosul) Hashd Shaabi (PMU) will reportedly begin their assault on the western axis of Mosul in the next 48 hours ISIS video pretends life in Mosul ‘safe and normal'Afrin SDF attacking ISIS-held Kassar village in Northern AleppoIsrael rejects Palestinian request to move 'IS-threatened' graves Lavrov: There's risk IS from Mosul will use humanitarian corridors to infiltrate Syria... Russia is ready with appropriate militaryIraqi soldiers in charge of Ibrahim Khalil village taken three days ago, (35km to the southeast of Mosul) Iraq Other villages retaken today by Iraq's forces south of Mosul include: Al-Bakr, Sa'eywiyah, Najmat Al-Muhandis.

Map. History of ISIS conflict

26 February 2017
ISIS IEDs/landmines and snipers as Iraqi forces launched offensive on Telskuf axis
Coalition Air Force coordinates with Peshmerga troops in anti-ISIS efforts, providing them with air cover
Peshmerga forces captured three villages; Naweran, Barima and Batany northeast of Mosul
Peshmerga raise the Kurdistan flag over Nawaran village, north of Mosul
On IS and Syrian refugees — Republican nominee for U.S President Donald Trump: Syrian refugees will be "the great Trojan Horse" and "tens of thousands of Syrian refugees definitely are aligned with IS".
'I think we can take back Mosul and then move into Syria and take back Raqqa.' - Democrat nominee for U.S President Hillary Clinton.
Badge of Assyrian Christian militia fighting for their ancient villages in Iraq
Iraq's Golden Division move into position north of Mosul
Iraq's armed forces captured the village of Mishraq in the Nimrud district, southwest of Mosul, today.
Iraq soldiers on front line of Mosul offensive near Qayyarah @AFPphoto by @yasinnakgul
ISIS posted a video that shows them in control of Hammam Ali town
Footage: President of Syria Bashar al-Assad's full interview with Swiss TV.
Iraq - Military helicopters parked on a road. #Mosul
TAF: FSA forces have established control in 155 residential areas in total since the beginning of the operation #EuphratesShield
24 hours after Al Houd retaken UNICEF + partners delivered first humanitarian assistance to 9000 people #MosulAid
Egypt- @EgyArmySpox footage from recenet increased ops in North Sinai- including FLIR photos of ISIS technical destroyed
Dramatic firefight against ISIS in Mosul caught on camera
Isis punishment for what they consider 'crimes': adultery, homosexual relationship, drinking alcohol. (Ibrahim Khalil village, S.E. Mosul)
Hashd Shaabi (PMU) will reportedly begin their assault on the western axis of Mosul in the next 48 hours
ISIS video pretends life in Mosul ‘safe and normal'
Iraqi soldiers in charge of Ibrahim Khalil village taken three days ago, (35km to the southeast of Mosul) Iraq