Two Iraqi journalists, policeman killed by IS militants, south of Mosul

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Iraqi army says it reached center of Shirqat town, south of Mosul

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BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s military backed by air strikes from a U.S.-led coalition on Thursday seized the center of Shirqat, a northern town seen as a stepping stone in the campaign to recapture Mosul from Islamic State. The army, backed by local police and Sunni Muslim tribal fighters, were still clashing with the ultra-hardline jihadists after taking […]

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Iraq’s Abadi announces operation to retake Shirqat, south of Mosul

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NEW YORK,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Tuesday the launching of a military operation to retake Shirqat, an Islamic State bastion 100 km (60 miles) south of the jihadists’ Mosul stronghold. The northern town on the banks of the Tigris River, which Iraqi troops and allied Shi’ite Muslim militias have surrounded, is thought […]

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