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Daesh Clashes with Iraqi Forces.13 Soldiers Die

Daesh Clashes with Iraqi Forces.13 Soldiers Die

"Almost all children in this ward are from the embattled city of Mosul".

Iraqi forces have taken another step toward wrestling Mosul from ISIS.

Snipers and suicide bombers fighting for the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) jihadist group targeted combatants and civilians alike in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday.

A woman from al-Rifai neighborhood, who fled with her daughter after their house collapsed in an explosion, said her two sisters and their families were still inside the Old City.

In an area in western Mosul, a region taken over by Iraqi forces not long ago, there are signs of what it costs to get rid of ISIS: The destruction is everywhere, staggering and it stretches on for miles.

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Turkey has called for the decision on arming the YPG to be reversed, criticizing what it calls a strategy of using one terrorist group to fight another.

Iraqi forces backed by USA and coalition air support in October began the battle to liberate Mosul. "Many of them have been shot in the back", Grande said.

Severe fighting was reported between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters on May 28 as operations resumed near Mosul's Old City, according to Iraqi media reports.

Multiple security forces are attacking what remains of the unliberated areas on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.

Mosul is a large city comprised of dense built-up neighborhoods, ancient, congested districts and agricultural suburbs.

Earlier this month, coalition officials estimated the number of militants in Mosul to be fewer than 1,000 - compared with 3,500 to 6,000 militants in and around the city before the offensive began last October. The U.S. fight against IS was initially described as one that would not involve "boots on the ground", and both U.S. commanders and politicians pledged that American forces would not be dragged into fighting another war in Iraq.

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In January past year , seven jawans were killed and over 37 people were injured in a terror attack on Pathankot air base. Mobile tower batteries were recovered from those bags during a search operation by the police.

An Iraqi Federal Police member fires an RPG towards Islamic State militants during a battle in western Mosul, Iraq, May 28, 2017. By the estimates if the Iraqi commanders, the city should have been controlled as of yesterday when the holy month of Ramadan began.

Iran is a supporter President Bashar al-Assad's government in Syria.

On May 23, the Hashd Shaabi units liberated al-Qairwan and many villages scattered around it from IS militants and announced that the paramilitary forces had ended the first stage of a major offensive created to secure the border areas with neighboring Syria and cut off IS supply routes between Mosul and the Syrian city of Raqqa, the capital of the IS self-declared caliphate.

The United Nations has warned that Daesh terrorists are directly targeting civilians trying to flee from Iraq's west Mosul.

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Schiff said he expects Kushner, who serves as a senior adviser to Trump, will soon be asked to testify before his House committee. The FBI declined to comment, while the Russian embassy said it was policy not to comment on individual diplomatic contacts.


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