Iraqi troops have pushed to within several hundred metres of the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul.
The US-backed forces launched a major offensive in October to re-take Iraq’s second.. Source: euronews (in English) -
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Activists say more than 3,000 people have fled airstrikes and heavy fighting in northern Myanmar since the weekend as the government tries to flush out rebel positions. Waves.. Seattle Times Also reported by •FOXNews.com
Thousands of Iraqis have been forced to flee Mosul during the past five days, since U.S.-led military forces began a second phase in the operation to free the city from the grip of Islamic State.. VOA News