2,000 Iraqi forces killed in month's fighting to retake Mosul

Dec 2, 2016

2,000 Iraqi forces killed in month's fighting to retake Mosul

The scope of the toll the six-week old battle for Mosul has taken on Iraqi forces emerged Thursday, with U.N. figures showing that around 2,000 had been killed in fighting last month alone. While high casualty tolls were expected for what has been Iraq’s ...

Oct 21, 2016

IED claims U.S. service member in north Iraq

An American soldier died on Thursday from wounds sustained in a bombing in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said. It was the first U.S. service member to die from fighting in Iraq since the launch of a massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held ...

Oct 17, 2016

Eclectic mix of forces operating in Iraq's Mosul theater

A wide array of Iraqi and international forces are involved in the fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State jihadi group, which overran the country’s second city in 2014. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced early Monday that operations to retake Mosul had started. ...