The Iraqi Army, directed by U.S. advisers, is soon expected to launch an offensive aimed at wresting Mosul from the hands of ISIS and ending their brutal two year occupation.
And they will be following in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, the Persians, the Turks, the British and other conquerors who have fought over this ancient and strategic city on the Tigris River.
13:22 Fierce Mosul fighting as Iraq army takes hospital13
08:00 IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul11
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