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Iraqi Forces Shell Area East of Mosul

Iraqi forces shelled areas outside of Mosul Monday, as their offensive to retake the country's second-largest city from Islamic State militants entered its second week. The attacks were focused near Bartella, about 15 kilometers east of Mosul. Iraqi forces as well as Kurdish fighters have been moving through small towns to the east and south of Mosul as they work their way closer to the city itself. Brett McGurk, special envoy for the U.S.-led coalition that has been conducting...

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