Mass Grave Found as Battle for Mosul in Iraq Continues

at 9:00 AM
Save ArticleSave Article

Failed to save article

Please try again

This article is more than 6 years old.
Iraqi forces patrol the Hamam al-Alil area, about 14 kilometres from the southern outskirts of Mosul, on November 7, 2016 after recapturing it from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists during the ongoing operation to retake Mosul.  (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/GettyImages)

On Monday, Iraqi military forces reported finding a mass grave near Mosul containing the decapitated bodies of 100 civilians. The Islamic State has held the region for more than two years, but a major offensive by Iraqi forces and U.S. air support is gaining ground. We'll get the latest on the military offense to reclaim Mosul and how it's impacting the ISIS.


Andrew Tilghman, Pentagon bureau chief, Military Times

James Kitfield, contributing editor, National Journal; senior fellow, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress; author, "Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War"

Sally Nabil, Arabic correspondent, BBC

Joby Warrick, reporter, Washington Post; author, "Black Flags: The Rise of Isis"