After Iraqi forces took control of the northern Iraqi town of Tal Kayf in recent days, they found it had been transformed into a military camp by Islamic State fighters. VOA’s Kawa Omar reports.
Iraqi government forces have regained control over the strategic Palestine neighborhood in northern Mosul after they had to retreat due to resistance from Islamic State fighters. VOA’s Kawa Omar reports.
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took control of the strategic castle of Jaabar on the Euphrates River from the Islamic State. VOA’s Mahmoud Bali reports.
Suhaib Faris, an Iraqi man crippled by Islamic State (IS) gunfire while fleeing Mosul, waits in a refugee camp to be reunited with his three children trapped in Mosul. For VOA, Dilshad Anwar reports.