Iraq forces in east Mosul reach Tigris for first time

Jan 9, 2017

Iraq forces in east Mosul reach Tigris for first time

Iraqi forces battling jihadis in Mosul reached the Tigris River that divides the city Sunday, a key step and a first since the launch of a huge operation in mid-October. The Islamic State group was on the back foot in Mosul after a week ...

Some in Mosul wary of return of Iraq's government

Jan 3, 2017

Some in Mosul wary of return of Iraq's government

The 19-year-old resident of Mosul pulled up his shirt and showed a festering wound on his back. It came, he said, from Iraqi troops who detained him for three days and beat him, trying to get him to confess to belonging to the Islamic ...