BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi forces breached on Tuesday the city limits of Tal Afar, an Islamic State stronghold west of Mosul, military authorities said.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said on Thursday a unit of the security forces committed “abuses” against civilians during the offensive to oust Islamic State (IS)
By Maher Chmaytelli
A U.S. military official claims the Islamic State is losing the fight in Mosul and Raqqa. On Sunday, Army Colonel Ryan Dillon said the Islamic State will continue to lose ground under the pressure of U.S-backed forces. Meanwhile, displaced Syrians in a camp north of Raqqa are in desperate need of aid and medical supplies. Camp workers say a lack of food, water and electricity is making life difficult.
By Khaled al-Mosuly and Maher Nazeh
Anti-terror forces find a list of nearly 200 ISIS extremists poised to carry out attacks in Europe at a safe house in Mosul. Troops found the document in the ruins of the Iraqi city. It includes names, photos, and the country of origin of those on the list.
By Sarah Dadouch
Fighters for the U.S.-backed Syrian democratic forces claim to make advances in the Islamic State held city of Raqqa, putting ISIS militants under pressure. Kurdish officials were also reported saying as of Monday forces are on the brink of retaking full control of the city’s southern neighborhoods.