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“The implementation of this threat would represent a change in the rules and an attempt by Tel Aviv to expand the map of the game,” the Arabic website Al-Jarida wrote.
Death of Hezbollah commander marks an escalation in Iran’s role in Iraq
As the Iraqi army and Kurds fight side-by-side against ISIS in Mosul, Kurds wonder whether their unique role in fighting extremism will be remembered when the war ends.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The offensive that started on Monday to capture Mosul is expected to become the biggest battle fought in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003.
As massive offensive reaches its fifth day, Kurds liberate more land from ISIS but face stiff resistance.
An offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State began on Monday.
By GIDEON KUTS / MA'ARIV,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Mosul is the last big city stronghold held by Islamic State in Iraq. Raqqa is the capital of the group in Syria.
The idea of a territorial Caliphate is indeed going kaput, but the Islamic State is expected to go back to its roots - trying to carry out terror attacks anywhere it can.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Mosul is the last major stronghold of ISIS in Iraq and its headquarters in the country. The Islamist group recently lost Dabiq in Syria to a coalition of Syrian rebel groups
The assault on Mosul is backed the US-led coalition and could be one be the biggest military operations in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
When ISIS demanded al-Jughayfa’s surrender, the sheikh replied: "We’ll fight to the death."
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