Displaying 30+ Stories

Iraqi Troops Break Into Eastern Mosul to Liberate from ISIS


Iraqi troops are battling ISIS to liberate the easternmost neighborhoods of Mosul, after pushing past the city limits for the first time in two years.

The commander of Iraqi counter-terrorism special forces tells CNN that Iraqi troops have begun invading four different neighborhoods.

The Associated Press reports it's been the most fierce urban fighting in Mosul since Iraqi troops launched an offensive more than two weeks ago.

A U.S.-led coalition is supporting Iraqi forces and their Kurdish allies, primarily through air strikes and reconnaissance.


Did you know?

God is everywhere—even in the news. That’s why we view every news story through the lens of faith. We are committed to delivering quality independent Christian journalism you can trust. But it takes a lot of hard work, time, and money to do what we do. Help us continue to be a voice for truth in the media by supporting CBN News for as little as $1.