The U.S. accused Islamic State of using human shields as thousands of allied troops advanced to the jihadist group’s last urban stronghold Mosul on the third day of a massive offensive that began on Monday.
E.U. to push for strong condemnation of Moscow's role in Syria conflict.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday that the country’s security forces have launched a major operation to retake the city of Mosul from jihadist group Islamic State.
Islamic State has repeatedly targeted rebel stronghold Azaz in the past.
Missiles from Houthi-controlled area targeted U.S. warship in Red Sea.
Moscow calls U.K.'s allegations over convoy strike "Russophobic hysteria."
U.S. navy said it was unclear if the destroyer was specifically targeted.
Rebel groups reject proposal calling it a plan to isolate & target them.
At least 140 killed & 500 injured in air strikes in capital Sanaa on Saturday.
Opposition fighters reject president's proposal calling it a deception.
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