Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says his administration has reached an agreement with Turkey over Baghdad’s demand for the withdrawal of Turkish military forces from a camp in the north of Iraq.
Iraqi forces recaptured a new area in eastern Mosul as they secured further advances against Islamic State (ISIS, IS) in northern Iraq, a senior military official told dpa.
Iraqi army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Mobilization Units, have made further advances into Mosul as they seek to drive out ISIS terrorists from their last urban stronghold in the violence-wracked Arab country.
Iraq's joint military forces repelled an attack by the ISIS terrorist group on a strategic airport in the Western part of Nineveh province, killing and injuring tens of terrorists.
Daesh terrorist group stopped payment of monthly wages to its fighters in Iraq's second-largest city of Mosul, amid Iraqi government forces continued its offensive, according to local media.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation and coordination with neighboring Iraq in the fight against foreign-sponsored terrorism and extremist groups.
The head of Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says Iraqi forces have managed to wrest control of up to 70 percent of eastern Mosul in their push to purge the whole city from ISIS terrorists.
A video shows multiple VBIED suicide attacks against Iraqi forces in Mosul.
Iraqi fighter jets destroyed Islamic State ( ISIS / ISIL / IS / Daesh )warfare utilities in eastern Mosul as operations continue to retake the city from the extremist group.
Iraqi forces have managed to liberate another neighborhood from the grip of Takfiri Daesh terrorists in the eastern part of Mosul, as they continue mop-up operations in the already recaptured areas of the strategic city.