Update for Monday, July 11, 2016


In an unannounced visit to Baghdad, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter says U.S. will deploy 560 additional troops to Iraq to support the offensive against Mosul. It appears at least some of them will be at the recently recaptured Qayyarah airbase, which will be the staging area for the assault.

Reports that IS forces are abandoning Hawija, a city in Kirkuk province.




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