From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
Iraqi troops in Mosul are pushing westwards towards the banks of the Tigris river.
They hold large parts of the east of the city, once dominated by ISIL.
And, in some areas like the Zuhour neighbourhood, life is returning to normal.
Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports: