HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq — One week after Iraqi forces began their push into western Mosul, American firepower is playing an essential role in softening the opposition from the Islamic State.
WASHINGTON Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan discussed ways to further restrict funding for North Korea’s weapons programs during talks in Washington on Monday, the countries said in a joint statement.
UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on Tuesday on a bid by Western powers to ban the supply of helicopters to the Syrian government and to blacklist Syrian military commanders over accusations of toxic gas attacks, despite a pledge by Russia to veto the move.
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq Iraqi forces seized a damaged Mosul bridge on Monday which could link up their units on either side of the Tigris river, as thousands of civilians fled the fighting for Islamic State’s remaining stronghold in the west of the city.
Andy Murray is “motivated to win at everything, that means getting down to breakfast first,” says Mark Petchey.
Jamie Spence and John Hawkesworth are this week’s guests on the Sky Sports Golf Podcast as the team reflect on another entertaining week on both main Tours.