Pushing carts loaded with bags, babies and the elderly, hundreds of people fled Mosul on Saturday after Iraqi forces retook two more districts in the west of the city from Islamic State. Zee News Also reported by •DNA •Reuters India
Western Mosul has become a wasteland of urban warfare months after Iraqi forces crossed the Tigris River.
Last October, Iraqi troops entered the city's eastern half in a campaign to drive the Islamic.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
According to an Iraqi general, in an effort to minimize human caualties among the hundreds of thousands of people trapped in Mosul's Old City, Iraqi forces have begun to rely on siege and stealth.. Source: Wochit News -
Iraqi federal police forces continue to search and clear captured areas of Mosul's Old City. SHOWS: MOSUL, IRAQ (APRIL 23, 2017)(REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. IRAQI FEDERAL POLICE HUMVEE DRIVING PAST Source: Reuters - Eyewitness Video -
Iraqi forces in Mosul have freed an 11-year-old Yazidi girl who was kidnapped and sold as a slave by the IS in 2014.The federal police said today the girl was taken by the IS from the village of Kosho,.. All India Radio
The UN has said that nearly half a million civilians have fled Mosul since US-backed Iraqi forces launched a wide-scale military operation last October to retake the city from Islamic State militants... All India Radio
A Reuters correspondent saw thick smoke billowing over the Old City, near the Grand al-Nuri Mosque, from where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" spanning parts of Iraq.. DNA Also reported by •Reuters India
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched a new attack on Islamic State in Mosul's Old City on Sunday, military officials said, trying to break the stalemate in attempts to seize the militants' last.. Reuters India Also reported by •DNA
The United States dropped a 21,600-pound GBU-43 bomb, one of the largest non-nuclear devices used in combat, on a suspected Islamic State target in Afghanistan on Thursday. President Donald Trump.. DNA
In a major U-turn, President Donald Trump has said that NATO is "no longer obsolete" and reaffirmed his commitment to the military alliance as tensions rose between the US and Russia over Syria.
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"Iraqi security forces continue to progress as they liberate the western side of Mosul," U. S. Army Major General Joseph Martin, head of ground forces for the U. S. -led coalition fighting Islamic.. DNA
Islamic State militants have killed dozens of civilians attempting to flee Mosul in recent days, hanging several dead bodies from electricity poles as Iraqi forces fight to retake the city, witnesses.. DNA