Middle East

In drawn-out battle of Mosul, limits of Iraqi military show

In this Nov. 25, 2016 file photo, brothers Taha, left, and Hasul are treated at a field hospital after being injured by a car bomb explosion during fighting between the Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in eastern Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on November 29, 2016, on page 8.




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