vineri, 24 martie 2017


  • Iraqi forces to deploy new tactics in Mosul, civilians flee city
    By Angus MacSwan MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are to deploy new tactics in a fresh push against Islamic State in Mosul, military officials said on Friday, after advances slowed recently in the campaign to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country. Elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) forces made some advances against the jihadists in areas of western Mosul later in the day, a defense spokesman said, despite a hold on operations by other units. The U.S.-backed offensive to drive Islamic State out of Mosul, now in its sixth month, has recaptured most of the city. Read More

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