'We aren't prepared to accept these numbers': Kurdish Self-Administration official on wave of Iraqis fleeing Mosul ... - Syria Direct

Thousands of Iraqis are fleeing Islamic State territory in western Iraq and crossing into northeast Syria into territory controlled by the Kurdish-led Self-administration government. Refugees began leaving their villages on the western outskirts of ...

Mosul will not be taken, ISIS will not be destroyed - Pravda

In June of 2014, the world was amazed to see the Iraq army - armed and trained by the Americans - losing ground to the Islamic State. Fallujah, Ramadi and Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, fell within a month. The operation to liberate Mosul was ...

A look inside 'Q-West,' where US troops are supporting Iraq's fight for Mosul - Washington Post

QAYYARAH AIRFIELD, Iraq — Just a few months ago, the sprawling airfield at Qayyarah, south of Mosul, was a base for Islamic State militants. Now, it's home to hundreds of American troops as the U.S.-led coalition advises and assists Iraqi forces in ...

What Is ISIS? Everything You Need To Know About When The Islamic State Rose To Power And How Daesh Will End - International Business Times

The Iraqi Army and its allies continued to march closer Tuesday toward the Islamic State's stronghold of Mosul. As the militants, also known as ISIS and Daesh, prepare to be assaulted on all sides and likely ousted from their last major area of ...

Iran warns Turkey: Don't violate Iraqi sovereignty - The Times of Israel

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi briefs journalists at a press conference in Tehran on August 22, 2016. (screen capture: YouTube). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. Iran-Turkey relations · Iraq-Turkey ...