Iraq

About 1,000 Daesh Fighters Still in West Mosul, Difficult to Eliminate

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State [Daesh] (outlawed in Russia) has estimated less than 1,000 fighters of the terror group remain in western Mosul, Iraq, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. John Dorrian said during a ...

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Mosul to be totally freed from Daesh grip in May: Cmdr.

A high-ranking Iraqi military commander has expressed hope that government forces, backed by volunteer fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, will drive the Daesh Takfiri terrorists out of their last urban stronghold ...

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Hashd al-Sha’abi calls on Erdogan to stop meddling in Iraq

Iraqi group Popular Mobilization Units has delivered a counterblast to the Turkish president who had called the volunteer force fighting Daesh a “terrorist organization” and part of Iran’s regional policy. The group, ...

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US military confirms Daesh chemical attack in west Mosul

The US military has confirmed that the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group launched a chemical offensive against advancing Iraqi forces in the flashpoint city of Mosul over the weekend. Iraqi security ...

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UN: Nearly Half a Million Iraqis have Fled Mosul Fighting

The United Nations says nearly half a million civilians have fled Mosul since Iraqi forces launched a wide-scale military operation last October to retake the city from ISIL militants. The ...

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