BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi military engineers installed a new floating bridge across the Tigris river on Wednesday, reconnecting the two halves of Mosul to facilitate troop deployments ahead of a final.. Reuters India Also reported by •DNA •Reuters
The last few Iraqi neighborhoods held by Islamic State in Mosul may be the hardest to retake as the militants put up fierce resistance to hold on to what has been their main stronghold in Iraq for.. VOA News
Iraqi forces are trying to secure all western districts of Mosul. People continue to leave the area as fighting rages in residential neighbourhoods. More than 200,000 people are still living under ISIL.. Source: Al Jazeera STUDIO -
US soldiers were seen flying helicopters at the base in Makhmur, 50 kilometres (31 miles) away from Irbil.
This came as a Pentagon spokesman said that more than 100 US troops are embedded with Iraqi.. Source: RT News Channel -
The outskirts of Mosul can be seen as Iraqi forces and their allies launched an offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants. Iraq’s second-largest city was seized by the jihadists in the.. Source: RT News Channel -
As Islamic State (IS) continues losing ground to the U.S.-backed Iraqi forces in Mosul, IS militants are trying to regroup in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, where they still control scattered towns.. VOA News