As thousands of Iraqi-led troops surround Mosul in hopes of a takeover, witnesses say that ISIS is now sending “suicide squads” from Syria to the key city to defend it. Josh King has the story.. Source: Veuer -
The UN refugee agency is preparing to receive 150,000 Iraqis fleeing fighting around the Islamic State group-held city of Mosul within the next few days, its chief said on Monday. Source: news across the world -
Backed up by the air cover and special forces of the world’s greatest powers, it has taken two years of training a demoralized army for Iraq to mount an offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The battle for Mosul has seen further fierce fighting as coalition forces push closer to ISIL’s last remaining stronghold in Iraq.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a huge assault north-east of.. Source: euronews (in English) -
The battle against ISIS in Mosul pits airstrikes and helicopter gunships deployed by America and its allies against suicide bombers. The US military insists that its role here is only to advise and.. Source: CBS News -
The Mosul offensive is drawing to an end and that the Daesh de facto capital in Iraq would soon be made Daesh-free, military sources said in a statement issued on Tuesday.
A small distance of five.. Eurasia Review
Iraqi forces battled on Monday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State (ISIS) group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere.. DNA
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Irbil on Sunday for a closer assessment of the fight against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq and to hear from Kurdish leaders whose forces launched a.. IndiaTimes
By Phil Stewart and Tuvan Gumrukcu | BAGHDAD/ANKARA BAGHDAD/ANKARA Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declined on Saturday an offer from Turkey to take part in the battle to drive Islamic State.. Firstpost Also reported by •DNA
Allied forces have already reclaimed 30 villages from ISIS as they close in on their mission to liberate Mosul, which has been protected by trenches dub by terrorists and filled with oil ready to be.. MailOnline India
Gunmen wearing suicide vests attacked government targets in the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk and killed 16 at an Iranian-run construction site further north on Friday as troops advanced on.. Firstpost