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October 22, 2017

Islamic State

Iraqi forces make first push into Mosul

By Stephen Kalin and Babak Dehghanpisheh EAST OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Advancing Iraqi troops broke through Islamic State defences in an eastern suburb of Mosul on Monday, taking the battle for the insurgents’ stronghold into the city limits for the first time, a force commander said. The fighting came after two weeks of advances

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