Iraqi Special Forces have pushed forward to reach a second bridge that links eastern Mosul to the city’s west, which is still fully controlled by the ISIS terrorist group, a military statement said on Friday.
Leader of Iraq’s National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim says the liberation of the Iraqi city of Mosul will be announced soon.
The Iraqi armed forces press service announced on Monday the ISIS leader has fled the Iraqi city of Mosul in the course of the operation to liberate the city.
Iraqi forces retook a key town from Daesh (ISIL) Monday, a crucial objective on the southern front of the offensive to wrest back the city of Mosul.
Kurdish-led Syrian forces have announced their plan to retake the ISIS group's de facto capital of Raqqa, saying they hoped Turkey would not "interfere in internal Syrian affairs."
Former Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Kazemi Qomi said troops participating in an ongoing major offensive to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the grip of ISIS are purely Iraqi not American, warning about US attempts to hijack the attack.
Thousands of Iraqis have staged rallies in front of the Turkish embassy in Baghdad to protest at Turkish troops’ presence in Iraq.
Amid an ongoing operation by the anti-ISIS forces to retake the northern city of Mosul, Iraqi people are in the ISIS-held city are in dire need of humanitarian aid.
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