American volunteers treating Mosul's soaring combat casualties

Nov 8, 2016

American volunteers treating Mosul's soaring combat casualties

When Iraqi forces pushed into Mosul’s urban center last week, Derek Coleman, an American volunteer medic, was among those treating the wounded at a front-line field clinic. He said he helped treat 44 casualties before he lost count. “I think the Iraqi (military) got ...

Nov 6, 2016

Ireland checking if Irish IS supporter involved in Mosul suicide attack

Ireland’s foreign ministry is investigating reports that an Irish citizen died in a suicide attack near the Iraqi city of Mosul, a spokesman said on Saturday. The Islamic State’s (IS) al-Jazeerah province in northern Iraq on Friday said Abu Usama al-Irelandi detonated an explosive-laden ...

Heavy fighting as Iraqi troops drive deeper into Mosul

Nov 5, 2016

Heavy fighting as Iraqi troops drive deeper into Mosul

Iraqi special forces launched a two-pronged assault deeper into Mosul’s urban center on Friday, unleashing the most intense street battles against Islamic State militants since the offensive began nearly three weeks ago. Smoke rose across eastern neighborhoods of Iraq’s second-largest city as heavy fighting ...