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Iraq Forces, Backed by Peshmerga, Move on Mosul Villages

Iraqi forces, backed by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, have launched what they describe as the first step to take the Islamic State militant group's stronghold city of Mosul.   Thursday morning, forces from two Iraqi brigades from Iraq's U.S.-trained 15th Division began the fight against six IS-held villages southeast of Mosul.   Also involved were members of Sunni tribes, which many Peshmerga commanders have said are crucial to hold the traditionally Sunni...

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