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Iraqi Forces Retake Three Villages South-west Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-26 11:44
TAL AFAR — Tal Afar Operations Command announced on Saturday the liberation of three villages in south-west of Tal Afar district from the Islamic State (IS) organization. Major Ali al-Bayati, a Commander of Tal Afar Operations, told BasNews that Iraqi ar ...

Iraqi Forces Further Closing in on IS in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
TAL AFAR — Iraqi forces are making further gains in their drive to expel the Islamic State (IS) militants from Tal Afar, their last stronghold in Nineveh. The Iraqi army has made new gains in their push against the IS in Tal Afar as it has recaptured a f ...

US-backed Iraqi forces expel ISIS from five villages near Tal Afar

Aranews - 2017-08-25 08:59
Iraqi forces made further gains in their offensive to dislodge ISIS from Tal Afar, seizing five more villages on the eastern and southern outskirts of the city, the military said on Thursday. In the fifth day of their onslaught, Iraqi forces continued to ...

Iraqi Forces Advancing Towards Center of Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-24 14:41
TAL AFAR — The Iraqi forces are approaching the center of Tal Afar city after they imposed control over al-Noor area in eastern part of the city, a source from Nineveh Operations Command told BasNews. The Iraqi joint forces were advancing towards al-Wahd ...

Iraqi Troops Retake Second Neighborhood of Central Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-22 11:54
MOSUL — Iraqi army managed to enter the second neighborhood of central Tal Afar city, 70 km north-west of Mosul, after it cleared the first neighborhood from Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday, according to a military source. The troops from the 9th ...

US-backed Iraqi forces launch operation to retake Tal Afar from ISIS

Aranews - 2017-08-21 04:00
ARA News The US-led Global Coalition against ISIS welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi’s statement on Sunday announcing the launch of the offensive to liberate Tal Afar and the remainder of Ninewah province and northern Iraq from ISIS militants, said U.S. ...