Iraqi forces enter Mosul airport

Iraqi forces have seized about half of Mosul's airport from Islamic State militants
Iraqi forces have entered Mosul airport, which lies on the southern edge of the city, for the first time since the Islamic State group overran the region in 2014.
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Iraqi forces Monday pressed an operation aimed at retaking the west bank of Mosul and advanced on the airport south of the city, the latest phase of a four-month...
Iraqi forces have dislodged Islamic State fighters from a strategic hill to reach the vicinity of Mosul airport.
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