- Iraqi forces eye tougher fight in Mosul's west
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — A crowd of Iraqi officers looked out at the Tigris River Friday from a balcony of Mosul's Nineveh International hotel. Just over three months ago, the men were some 45 kilometers (28 miles) away in a cluster of desert villages on the edge of Nineveh plain.
- Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mosul after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the northern city, three months since the major operation started.
- Iraqi PM wants full disclosure about 2003 US-led invasion
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister is demanding full disclosure about events surrounding the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
- Iraqi troops capture historic Mosul mosque destroyed by IS
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after driving Islamic State group militants from a new neighborhood in eastern Mosul, a spokesman said on Tuesday. The progress comes as the U.N. warned that nearly 150,000 people have been displaced since the Mosul operation started in mid-October.
- Iraqi troops advance in eastern Mosul amid fierce clashes
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants on Monday in two key neighborhoods in the eastern half of Mosul, a senior commander said, advancing deeper after fully routing IS from the sprawling complex of the Mosul University, a major step in the massive operation to retake the city.
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