Middle East

U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul battle

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter(L) states that President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider a-Abadi have agreed to send around 600 extra US troops to Iraq to help in the upcoming Mosul offensive, on September 28, 2016 during a meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.AFP / Thomas WATKINS

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 29, 2016, on page 1.




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