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US using Apache helicopters in the battle for Mosul

The United States is using Apache helicopters in the battle to retake Iraq's second city of Mosul after more than two years of Islamic...

Iraq PM warns Turkey as Ankara deploys troops

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday warned Turkey against provoking a confrontation while saying he does not want war, after Ankara deployed tanks...

Noose Tightening Around ISIL In Mosul, Carter Says

The contributions of coalition partners in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are invaluable, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said...

Russia tells US-led coalition not to ‘drive terrorists’ from Iraq to Syria

Russia warned the US-led coalition Wednesday against driving jihadists from Iraq to Syria, in the offensive to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist...

Putin in talks on Mosul with Turkish, Iraqi leaders: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone with the leaders of Turkey and Iraq about battle for Mosul, where Iraqi forces are fighting to...

Battle for Mosul: a key test for US military strategy

The Mosul offensive is a critical test for the Pentagon's strategy against the Islamic State group, which relies on local forces and keeping as...

Iraq forces launch operations to liberate Mosul from IS

Iraqi forces have launched operations to retake Mosul, a city whose capture by the Islamic State group two years ago left the country on...
Ashton Carter briefs the press at the Pentagon

Mosul offensive a ‘decisive moment’ in anti-IS campaign: US defense secretary

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Sunday that operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group were key...

French Fighter Jets On Mission Against ISIS in Mosul

French fighter jets took off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on Friday for an operation against the Islamic State group in its...
An M-198 155mm Howitzer of the US Marines

US to send 600 more troops to Iraq for Mosul offensive

The United States will send about 600 extra troops to Iraq to train local forces for an offensive on the Islamic State group stronghold...