RAF Tornados Destroy Islamic Terrorists as Op SHADER Continues The RAF is continuing attacks against the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) in Iraq, according to the MOD. On Sunday, 11 […]» Read more
Tag: Tal Afar
Tal Afar, also spelt Tal’Afar, Tall Afar, Tell Afar or Tel Afar, is a city and district in the Nineveh Governorate of northwestern Iraq, 63 km west of Mosul. The population is mostly Turkmen, about 75 per cent of whom are Shi’ite Muslims, while a quarter are Sunni. Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) captured Tal Afar on June 16, 2014, after a two-day battle. On August 20, 2017, the Iraqi Army announced that it had launched an offensive to retake Tal Afar.
Iraqi Security Forces Driving Back ISIS to Retake Northern Iraq City The Iraqi military claims that more than 300 Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh) fighters have been killed and tens of districts […]» Read more
Maj. Gen. Rupert Jones Outlines Challenges to Come In the early hours on August 20, Iraqi security forces launched their latest offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria […]» Read more