Peshmerga forces gather on the east of Mosul during preparations to attack Mosul, Iraq, late Sunday. Photo: Reuters Peshmerga forces gather on the east of Mosul during preparations to attack Mosul, Iraq, late Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Peshmerga forces gather on the east of Mosul during preparations to attack Mosul, Iraq, late Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Battle for Mosul begins: Iraq announces long-awaited thrust to liberate key city from Islamic State

Topic |   Islamic militancy
Peshmerga forces gather on the east of Mosul during preparations to attack Mosul, Iraq, late Sunday. Photo: Reuters Peshmerga forces gather on the east of Mosul during preparations to attack Mosul, Iraq, late Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Peshmerga forces gather on the east of Mosul during preparations to attack Mosul, Iraq, late Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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