CAIRO A newly identified spokesman for Islamic State urged sympathisers around the world to carry out a fresh wave of attacks, singling out Turkish diplomatic, military and financial interests as the.. Firstpost
By Dominic Evans and Ahmed Rasheed | BAGHDAD BAGHDAD Western-backed Iraqi forces have begun shelling parts of west Mosul, residents said, in preparation for a new front against Islamic State seven.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
Residents of some neighbourhoods of the Iraqi city of Mosul received food-aid delivered in a convoy as Iraqi forces pressed a wide-ranging offensive on Islamic State group jihadists in the city. Source: Afp News -
Iraqi soldiers carry weapons during an operation against Islamic State militants in the neighbourhood of Intisar, eastern Mosul, Iraq, December 5, 2016. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani Western-backed Iraqi.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Saying the number was "not accurate and much exaggerated," Iraq's military has disputed UN figures indicating that nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across the country in November.
Iraq's Joint.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
By Saif Hameed and Ulf Laessing | BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq Islamic State fighters retreating in the face of a seven-week Iraqi military assault on their Mosul stronghold have hit.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
Up to 500,000 civilians in Mosul face a "catastrophic" drinking water shortage as Iraqi forces advance on the Islamic State group in the city, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.
"Nearly half a.. DNA
*Washington:* A wildfire sweeping through the central US state of Tennessee has killed three people and destroyed more than 150 buildings, a local official said.
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*London:* A secret memo caught on camera in the hands of an aide to a Conservative Party leader outside Downing Street after a Brexit meeting caused a stir in United Kingdom’s political circles.. Mid-Day
ERBIL, Iraq The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has become "very hard" in recent weeks but the pace will quicken once Iraqi forces manage to push in from the north and south of the city, a.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
By Ulf Laessing and Maher Chmaytelli | MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq Fighting between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants has cut water supplies across a large part of Mosul, where.. Firstpost
*New York [United States], Nov. 19 (ANI): The battle to recapture Mosul from ISIS by Iraqi-led forces has been raging on for a month and the terror group is willing to go to almost any lengths to keep.. ANI News
Six weeks into a major offensive, Iraqi forces have captured nearly half of eastern Mosul, moving from district to district against jihadist snipers, suicide attackers and car bombs. DNA Also reported by •Zee News •Reuters India
By Isabel Coles | GOGJALI, Iraq GOGJALI, Iraq Until three weeks ago, many of Abu Osama's customers were Islamic State militants who brought their wives and children to his pharmacy on the eastern edge.. Firstpost
By Michael Georgy, Isabel Coles and John Davison | MOSUL, Iraq MOSUL, Iraq Iraq's sectarian political leaders have plunged back into a dispute over the status of Shi'ite armed groups, undermining.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India