Iraqi Kurdish forces advance on ISIL-held town near Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish forces advance on ISIL-held town near Mosul

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iraqi Kurdish forces have launched an attack to retake a town held by Islamic State (IS) militants east of Mosul, where government forces are locked in fierce urban war with the extremists. Around 2,000 Peshmerga fighters entered the town of Bashiqa on November 7, which is […]