Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of military operations to liberate the northern city of Mosul from ISIS militants early Monday, launching the country on its toughest battle since American troops left nearly five years ago.
Iraqi forces ‘ahead of schedule’ in first day of operations
The offensive begins
3,000 Turkish-trained Iraqi fighters taking part
Erdogan: Impossible for Turkey to stay out
100,000 may flee for Syria