Iraq lost thousands of armoured vehicles to Islamic State in Mosul offensive: PM

Islamic State militants parade through the main street of Mosul on an Iraqi armoured vehicle after capturing the city last year.

Baghdad: The scale of Iraqi losses to Islamic State is starting to emerge with country’s prime minister telling reporters that his security forces lost thousands of Humvee armoured vehicles when the jihadist group overran the northern city of Mosul. “In the collapse of Mosul, we lost a lot of weapons,” Mr Abadi said in an interview with Iraqiya state TV

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Former Turkish MIT Intelligence Agent Arrested While Fighting for Isis in Mosul

Turkish soldiers fraternising with Isis fighters near Kobane.

An intelligence officer said to be a part of Turkey’s National Intelligence Organisation (MIT) has reportedly been arrested by Kurdish Peshmerga forces during a battle with the Islamic State (Isis) fighters in Mosul, Iraq. A report has claimed that on 24 April during a fight near Mosul, the Peshmerga were able to capture alive an Isis fighter, who turned out

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