Iraq's army has captured several villages in western Anbar, en route to Anah: Tal Asfar, Jamas, Al-Safi, Wadi Obeid, Al-Tel, Al-Dosa. Normalcy gradually returning to areas in eastern Mosul recaptured by Iraq's forces. Family trapped underneath the rubble of their own home after a Da'ish blast in Mosul saved by Iraq's Federal Police and journalists. Backed by U.S. airstrikes, Kurdish led SDF forcs captured Dabashiyah, Al Shiyara, Mashrafa and Abu Susah from ISIS Rudaw: In the battle for Mosul, grenades rain down from ISIS drones Iraq's Federal Police during the retaking of Al-Salam hospital in MosulISIS flag fallen in Eastern Mosul Today. Large convoy of tanks and armored vehicle heading to Al-Mukha district as part of supporting the Yemeni National Army operations in Taiz Islamic State Khurasan Claims Credit for bombing in Jalalabad #EuphratesShield forces control Om Adasa town and Maqri hill near Bazaa Iraq forces near Tigris river in MosulSyrian Army fully secures T-4 Airport in western Palmyra Turkish media says 23 wounded people carried across border for treatment. Local hospitals put out emergency call for blood donationsISIS Photo: Overlooking the Village of Namal, south-southeast of Shirqat Drone strike targets an ISIS car in the village of Qusairat Sheikh al-Juma'a in the Raqqah Province Speaker of Chechen Republic Daudov promised to shorten the tongue by half, pull some teeth to editor-in-chief of "Kavkaz Uzel" paper. Many civilians injured after Assad artillery targeted AlMarj area in Rif Dimashq. JFS sources to Eldorar: assassination of Abu Yousef Al-Ansari vehicles center official by an explosive device in Idlib countryside Assad forces breaks the ceasefire by attacking Douma city in RifDimashq using artillery bombing , no casualties reported. John Kerry: The transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem would lead to an explosion in the region Syria: SDF seized the village of Suwaydiya Saghirah, the last village before the Tabqa dam meaning the battle fo the dam is about to begin Armenia: About 50 ceasefire violations were committed last night on the contact line of Nagorno Karabakh, indicating a deteriorationMosaab Hussein was killed today by IED explosion in Manbij. IED is a remain of planted IEDs by DaeshCelebrations in Al-Rifaq, eastern Mosul, as Iraq's special forces recapture the neighbourhood. Assad forces group backed by Russian patrol arrested many civilians in Hullok neighbourhood in Aleppo for unknown reasonsA deal has been reached between Iraq and Turkey regarding the withdrawal of Turkish troops from northern Iraq. Images from the night raid by Iraq's special forces that captured the Al-Muthanna neighbourhood in eastern Mosul. 240 fighters graduate to join the SDF today. SDF continues to grow in size and strength . Iraq's forces reached the Al-Salam hospital in Mosul againTwo L-39ZA Albatros, equipped for a light ground-attack role (rockets) were destroyed at Deir Ez Zur airbase

Map. History of Middle East conflict

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Normalcy gradually returning to areas in eastern Mosul recaptured by Iraq's forces.
Family trapped underneath the rubble of their own home after a Da'ish blast in Mosul saved by Iraq's Federal Police and journalists.
Rudaw: In the battle for Mosul, grenades rain down from ISIS drones
Iraq's Federal Police during the retaking of Al-Salam hospital in Mosul
ISIS flag fallen in Eastern Mosul Today.
Large convoy of tanks and armored vehicle heading to Al-Mukha district as part of supporting the Yemeni National Army operations in Taiz
Islamic State Khurasan Claims Credit for bombing in Jalalabad
ISIS Photo: Overlooking the Village of Namal, south-southeast of Shirqat
Speaker of Chechen Republic Daudov promised to shorten the tongue by half, pull some teeth to editor-in-chief of "Kavkaz Uzel" paper.
Many civilians injured after Assad artillery targeted AlMarj area in Rif Dimashq.
Celebrations in Al-Rifaq, eastern Mosul, as Iraq's special forces recapture the neighbourhood.
A deal has been reached between Iraq and Turkey regarding the withdrawal of Turkish troops from northern Iraq.
Images from the night raid by Iraq's special forces that captured the Al-Muthanna neighbourhood in eastern Mosul.
240 fighters graduate to join the SDF today. SDF continues to grow in size and strength .
Iraq's forces reached the Al-Salam hospital in Mosul again