BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces captured a neighborhood in east Mosul on Friday, pushing deeper to the heart of Islamic State's Iraq stronghold and destroying three sites where it produced car bombs.. Reuters Also reported by •Firstpost •Reuters India
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BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials say separate bombings in the capital have killed 10 people and wounded another 22.
The attacks on Friday mainly targeted civilians in Baghdad,.. CJME Also reported by •Seattle Times •Newsmax
Giving up some of their biggest gains in a hard-fought seven-week campaign to recapture the city, Iraqi troops who seized a hospital deep inside Mosul believed to be used as an Islamic State military.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Airstrikes on a town near Iraq’s western border with Syria have killed dozens of people, according to Reuters.
The agency quotes two parliamentarians and local hospital sources as saying that.. Source: euronews (in English) -
As Iraqi forces closed in on Mosul throughout the year, militants with the Islamic State began to leave behind thousands of explosives wired as booby traps. Buried along roadsides, hidden in fields,.. Source: Wochit News -
An Iraqi soldier takes cover during an operation against Islamic State militants in the frontline in neighbourhood of Intisar, eastern Mosul, Iraq, December 5, 2016. Islamic State has brought its.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
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 -
The soldiers seized Salam hospital on Tuesday but pulled back after they were attacked by six suicide car bombs and "heavy enemy fire", according the US-led coalition supporting Iraqi forces. DNA Also reported by •Firstpost
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — As Iraqi forces advanced toward the al-Salam hospital in Mosul earlier this week, encountering only light resistance from Islamic State fighters, commanders decided to seize the.. Seattle Times Also reported by •FOXNews.com
The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria intentionally struck a hospital in Mosul Wednesday to protect Iraqi forces from Islamic State fighters inside the building... VOA News