Iraq: 750,000 Trapped In West Mosul In Battle Against Islamic State

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
More than three quarters of a million people could be trapped in western Mosul as the latest military offensive approaches in northern Iraq.

According to aid groups conditions in the city have been deteriorating since November when forces fighting the Daesh group cut off supply lines to the west when capturing the east of the...

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