'Heavy losses' for Islamic State in battle for Mosul, Iraqi forces say - UPI.com
UPI reports: "Iraqi security forces on Monday said the Islamic State has had 'heavy'
losses of militants and equipment as the long-awaited battle for Mosul
wages. [...] Mosul is considered one of the most important battles in the fight
against the Islamic State in Iraq, as it is considered the militant
Islamist group's last major stronghold in the country."