Reuters reports: Iraqi security forces on Thursday began the second phase of their offensive against Islamic State militants in Mosul, pushing from three directions into eastern districts where the battle has been deadlocked for nearly a month.US-backed forces have retaken a quarter of the jihadists' last major stronghold in Iraq in the biggest ground operation there since the 2003 US-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein.More than 5,000 soldiers and federal police troops, redeployed from ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Asserting that the latest round of sanctions against Iranian entities and individuals would help combat Tehran's "malign" activities, the US today said that it will continue to counter Iran's support for terrorism, its ballistic missile programme and other ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
In Iraq, breaking a two-week lull in fighting, government troops backed by the US-led coalition's airstrikes and artillery pushed deeper into eastern Mosul today in a multi-pronged assault against Islamic State militants in the city. Elite special forces ...News on Air, 1 month ago
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