Border Crossing Secured; 162 Killed in Iraq

The Iraqi Army, supported by Sunni tribal fighters and U.S. air forces, dislodged Islamic State militants from an area surrounding the al-Waled border crossing which is on the main highway route between Baghdad and Damascus. U.S. forces are based nearby in Syria. At least 162 were killed and nine were wounded: In Mosul, militants executed … Continue reading “Border Crossing Secured; 162 Killed in Iraq”