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 6 months | Iraqi forces launch offensive to liberate Tal Afar from ISIS

              A military offensive to end the Islamic State's occupation of the Iraqi city of Tal Afar has begun, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced on early Sunday. The northern city is one of the last ISIS strongholds in Iraq. (more)   


  Tal Afar, Iraq        115 UPDATES

 


 7 months | Regional ISIS leader Abu Sayed killed in U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan

              Abu Sayed, the Islamic State's top leader for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in northeast Afghanistan, the U.S. military says, less than 3 months after the group's previous leader was killed. (more)   


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 7 months | Iraqi forces move within 165 yards of defeating ISIS in Mosul

              Mosul victory imminent as Iraqi forces move within 165 yards away from defeating ISIS in Iraq's second-largest city, the Associated Press reports. Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the nearly nine-month offensive to retake Mosul from jihadists, a US general said Saturday, as celebrations broke out among police forces in the city. James Valles reports (BNO News)   


  Mosul, Iraq        115 UPDATES

 

 8 months | Russia says ‘highly likely’ ISIS leader was killed in airstrike

              Russia's deputy foreign minister says it is "highly likely" that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group (ISIS), was killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria late last month, though there is no definitive confirmation.   


  Raqqa, Syria        115 UPDATES

 

BREAKING

 8 months | ISIS destroys Mosul mosque where it declared caliphate

              An iconic mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" in 2014, has been destroyed by suspected ISIS militants as they continue to lose territory. (more)   


  Mosul, Iraq        115 UPDATES

 





 


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