Iraq

On the frontline of ISIS’ last stand in Iraq

On the frontline of ISIS’ last stand in Iraq

International Desk Mosul, Iraq (CNN)Flies buzz around the drying rivulets of blood seeping from the heads of two corpses draped over the hood of a Humvee. One of the bodies, partially charred, lies face down; by his chest is webbing where he had kept magazines for an automatic rifle. The other, with long matted hair, […]

Iraq announces ‘liberation’ of east Mosul

Iraq announces ‘liberation’ of east Mosul

MOSUL: Iraqi forces have retaken control of east Mosul from Daesh, commanders said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the militant bastion was launched. Elite forces have in recent days entered the last neighbourhoods on the eastern side of Mosul, on the left bank of the Tigris River that runs through the […]