Iraqi peshmerga advance near Islamic State bastion of Mosul

Aug 15, 2016

Iraqi peshmerga advance near Islamic State bastion of Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish forces say they have retaken five villages east of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul in an operation launched early Sunday. U.S.-backed Kurdish forces known as peshmerga aim to “clear several more villages” in “one of many shaping operations” that will increase ...