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Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:49:08 GMT2017-02-26T17:49:08Z

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- "We have wounded!" the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road....

Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:57:46 GMT2017-02-26T11:57:46Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people continued to flee the battle to government-controlled areas, security officials said....

Kurdish journalist killed covering Iraq's battle for Mosul

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:18:28 GMT2017-02-25T14:18:28Z

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- A local Kurdish news organization says one of their presenters was killed covering the Mosul operation and another of their journalists was wounded. ...

Inside the fight against IS sleeper cells in liberated Mosul

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:49:22 GMT2017-02-25T09:49:22Z

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Two crudely armored pickup trucks cruised along an eastern Mosul highway. A masked Iraqi officer riding shotgun yelled "Go! Go! Go!" and switched the radio from Iraqi folk music to fast, patriotic battle hymns as the vehicles sped up and weaved through the busy afternoon traffic....

The Latest: Iraqi air force strikes IS targets inside Syria

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:37:50 GMT2017-02-24T12:37:50Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on the Iraqi forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State militants (all times local):...