In Iraq, Government forces have launched a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from the western part of the city of Mosul, the last major stronghold of Islamic State (IS).Backed by.. All India Radio Also reported by •Huffington Post •Christian Science Monitor
Iraqi forces early morning Sunday began a large-scale offensive to seize the western side of Mosul, Islamic State's de-facto capital in Iraq.
It was the second phase of the campaign liberate the.. L.A. Times Also reported by •Christian Science Monitor •Zero Hedge
The Iraqi government has launched an official battle to liberate western Mosul from the Islamic State. Government forces took control of several villages in the south of the city within the first few.. Source: Wibbitz Studio -
After weeks of static front lines in southeast Mosul, the Iraqi army rolled past barricades of dirt and rubble into a neighborhood held by the Islamic State group Tuesday. Iraqi military officials say.. FOXNews.com
As a crucial battle continues over the control of Mosul, Iraq — one of the last Islamic State (ISIS) strongholds in the country — militants are taking a play from the "scorched Earth".. Business Insider
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a long-awaited offensive Monday to drive the Islamic State group out of the country’s second largest city, Mosul, but the operation could take.. Seattle Times Also reported by •FOXNews.com
Here's the latest for Monday, May 23rd: Obama lifts Vietnam arms embargo; Iraq launches Fallujah offensive; Man suspected of killing Mass. police officer dies after gunfight; US plane helps EgyptAir.. USATODAY.com