Iraqi government forces battling Daesh terrorists for Mosul took control of a main bridge over the Tigris river on Wednesday and advanced towards the mosque where the group's leader declared a caliphate in 2014, federal police said.
Iraqi fighters from pro-government Popular Mobilization Units have found a mass grave at a detention facility near the northern city of Mosul, which contained the remains of hundreds of people killed by Daesh Takfiri terrorists.
The Iraqi foreign minister has called on the Arab League (AL) to end its suspension of Syria’s membership in the 22-member pan-Arab body, stressing that Arabs should reach a consensus on resolving the Syria crisis.
Iraqi government forces fighting to drive the Daesh terror group from western Mosul on Tuesday recaptured the main government building, the central bank branch and the museum where three years ago the terrorists had smashed statues and artifacts.
Iraq’s Oil Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding with the Iranian Oil Ministry to settle disputes over the joint oilfields and examine the possibility of building a pipeline to export crude oil from the Kirkuk fields, in the north of Iraq, through Iran.