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Iraqi forces retake three districts of ISIS bastion Tal Afar

Added: 23.08.2017 2:23 | 7 views | 0 comments

August 23, 2017 9:23 AM
TAL ABTA, IRAQ (AFP) - Iraqi forces on Tuesday (Aug 22) recaptured from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group the first three districts of its bastion Tal Afar as the Pentagon chief visited Baghdad in a show of support.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Iraqi forces make gains against ISIL in Tal Afar push

Added: 22.08.2017 18:55 | 3 views | 0 comments

As battle for ISIL-held city of Tal Afar intensifies, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis makes unannounced visit to Iraq.

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From: www.aljazeera.com

Iraqi forces gain ground on ISIL in Tal Afar offensive

Added: 22.08.2017 16:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

Military advances in the ongoing offensive come as Pentagon chief makes unannounced visit in Iraq.

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From: www.aljazeera.com

Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are 'on the run'

Added: 22.08.2017 15:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Islamic State militants are caught in a military vise that will squeeze them from both ends of the Euphrates River valley that bisects Iraq and Syria.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are 'on the run'

Added: 22.08.2017 15:46 | 11 views | 0 comments


U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that are shrinking in size and number.
"ISIS is on the run," Mattis told reporters after meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Troops make progress in Tal Afar battle as U.S. defense secretary visits Iraq

Added: 22.08.2017 14:48 | 17 views | 0 comments

Government forces breached the city limits of Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq on Tuesday on the third day of a U.S.-backed offensive to seize it back from Islamic State militants.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Mattis in Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders, US commanders

Added: 22.08.2017 14:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Islamic State militants are caught in a military vise that will squeeze them from both ends of the Euphrates River valley that bisects Iraq and Syria.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Iraqi troops reach urban areas of Tal Afar

Added: 22.08.2017 14:30 | 11 views | 0 comments

Iraqi troops have reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar on the third day of a multi-pronged operation.

From: www.news.com.au

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