The campaign to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS) has seen both advances by pro-government forces and IS counter-strikes.
Although IS has suffered heavy losses, the jihadist group is still managing to tell its followers it has the upper hand.
BBC Monitoring looks at how IS propaganda has been portraying the battle.
Credits: AFP/Getty, and IS outlets
Video produced by Jilla Dastmalchi and Laura Smith
Mosul: IS goes on propaganda offensive