Daily Star: 9 thousand armed exist inside Mosul and editing requires 30 thousand fighters
Baghdad / term
Washington has been leading an international coalition carried out air strikes against Daash in addition to providing training, advice and other means of support for the Iraqi forces. According to a statement to theprime minister 's office said the two sides discussed the escalation of cooperation between the two countries in the fields of training, arming and supporting the ongoing coalition for Iraq and plans edit Mosul.
Iraqi forces are conducting operations in preparation for an attack on the city of Mosul, seized by Daash since June 2014, but it is likely that the final assault begins to recover after months.
for his part, defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi in an interview Saturday evening that Daash leaders began toflee from the city of Mosul , at a time when the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga applied to the city 's support of the United States.
during the interview, defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi has said that he has Information that senior Daash leaders began to leave before the attack , scheduled to begin in September, where he said that " a lot of families Daash and their commanders in Mosul have sold their belongings and sneaked into Syria, as some ofthem tried to sneak into the Kurdistan region."
the Mosul - with two million - the capital alleged Daash in Iraq and the largest city controlled by the Group.Civilians are trying to escape from the city to the murder, as the group has mined roads with explosives and deploy snipers.
In the past, the estimated number of fighters Daash in the city of 9 thousand, though their expulsion would require at least 30 thousand men are engaged in street fighting of the last house to the over six months.Earned the campaign momentum in recent weeks , with the restoration of Iraqi forces an important air base in Qayyarah area south of Mosul.
The United States - which provide air support announced - that it would send an additional 500 fighters to help strengthen the Iraqi army , which is likely to receive the support of the fight against terrorism and the crowd forces People to restore the city, despite the fact that the human rights organization has warned of the use of the parties that have a record of serious violations.
He said al - Obeidi said the biggest challenge would be to protect civilians, in previous attacks Daash used them as human shields and preventing them from leaving the cities. Mosul is the last urban controlled by Daash in Iraq, only to be restored a major challenge, and is likely to unleash a humanitarian crisis plans fleeing for displaced people of the city not developed.
Expects the Red Cross displacement of a million people in the coming months because of the fighting. For its part , aid agencies warned that the battle of Mosul could fuel the largest humanitarian crisis in years.
The escape of millions of civilians from Sharqat town controlled by Daash by Iraqi forces attack , which would be a big step toward restoring the stronghold Daash in Mosul.
He pledged Abadi restoration of Mosul by the end of this year after more than two years on the crash ,however extremists.
according to the agency , the United Nations refugee and local security officials, more than 33 thousand people have fled south from Sharqat the past two months. Where is the control of Sharqat nearby town ofQayyarah is crucial to the protection of the air base in Qayyarah, which restored Iraqi forces recently, from rocket mortars attacks for use by the US - backed Iraqi forces as a hub for logistics services to the process ofMosul.
For its part moved the popular crowd, fighting forces Besides the government, last week , toward theoutskirts of Shirqat but it withdrew later , according to sources in the crowd. Security sources said that theelite forces of the fight against terrorism - which was spearheaded in recent battles against Daash - will lead the attack on the Sharqat.
And military officials declined to discuss the timing of the operation but said it would be close. In a television interview with them Sunday, Defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi did not specify whether the operation will bepreceded by a battle of Mosul , but he said recent progress has isolated Sharqat and Hawija from the rest of the areas controlled by Daash.
It warns officials of the humanitarian disaster looming on the horizon where the struggling local people to get food and basic services.
, said a police commander in Salahuddin province , which is located Sharqat that there are thousands ofpeople in the nearby areas are trapped between the Daash security forces. Has been sheltering civilians in agovernment camp near pilgrims south of Sharqat, where it was erected tents in the desert and isolate themen from the women and children for the security check procedure.
He spoke displaced people who have been evacuated from Sharqat to pilgrims camp for rising prices and thelack of basic services under the rule Daash , Fayyad said Durgham "Matt a lot of children due to lack of milk, and drinking water is not available and we had to drink from the water of the river is full of dirt."
Others said how the radicals imposed Tvsarham hardline Islamic law, Omar Ahmad "you can not leave thehouse where it should say Dashdachtk be short and a long beard. and you can not smoke where it is under fifty lashes with a whip for each cigarette. "