Kurdish forces on brink of recapturing Iraq's biggest dam from Islamic State Mosul Dam, which Islamic State fighters seized a week ago, target of attack by Kurds with US air support in what would represent biggest victory against jihadists since they launched their sweeping offensive through Iraq in early June tanding by their machine guns on mounted pick-ups, Kurdish peshmerga fighters watched through binoculars as the jihadists from the Islamic State drove to rescue their dying colleagues from the aftermath of an American airstrike.
Supported by US drones and F-18 fighters, their men had pushed forward, battling the militants from the Islamic State until their target was in sight. WATCH VIDEO
Friday, August 22, 2014
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 3:17 PM