16 July 2018

Iraqi forces, Peshmerga carry out first joint operation


NINEVEH, Iraq Iraqi federal forces and Peshmerga fighters loyal to northern Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) have conducted their first joint operation in a mountainous region southeast of Mosul.  “Army troops and Peshmerga forces carried out their first joint operation in the Al-Qaraj Mountain region,” Colonel Saad Tahseen of the Iraqi army’s 16th Division told Anadolu Agency. As part of the operation, Tahseen said, joint forces had “inspected” the villages of Ali Rash, Qawran, Baradi [...]