By Terri Moon Cronk
A formal investigation has begun into the March 17 deaths of civilians in western Mosul, Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.. Eurasia Review
American warplanes and Special Operation commandos help launch one of the biggest offensives against ISIS in Iraq. Also, the firebombing of a Republican office in North Carolina is being called.. Source: CBS News -
The battle to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul – the capital of ISIL’s so-called caliphate – has begun.
The long awaited assault is being carried out by Kurdish Peshmerga, Iraqi government and.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Artillery fire and coalition aircraft pounded ISIS positions in the Iraqi city Sunday night into Monday. Humanitarian workers are prepping for scenarios as varied as thousands being trapped as human.. Christian Science Monitor
A major military offensive to reclaim the Iraqi city of Mosul begins;Jury in Tostee trial considering verdict ;Junior Doctors begin a 48 hour strike this morning ;And Russell Crowe has been accused of.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •CBS News
Coalition forces led by the Kurdish pesh merga have advanced on the eastern side of the Iraqi city at the start of an offensive that aims to wrestle control from the Islamic State. NYTimes.com Also reported by •The Australian •euronews
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