Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated in a phone conversation held late this Tuesday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over Turkey's recent advance against the IS in Syria.Footage: 360° documentary from Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). "We never thought we'd be trapped in a war," say Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, Domiz camp.Ankara, coalition agree Turkish jets to join Mosul operation: ministerIS group holding civilians in Iraq's Mosul: Pentagon56th Day of Operation Euphrates Shield TAF: "88 Daesh targets have been hit by Firtina howitzer, tank fire and Multiple Rocket Launcher" SDF has captured Hasajik from ISIS Pentagon: Over 100 US special operations forces embedded with Iraqi and Kurdish forces outside Mosul, but away from the front lines Turkish Defence Minister says Turkey and anti-ISIS coalition reached an agreement to include Turkish Air Force into Mosul campaign AlHamdania and Shoraa areas totally cleared from ISIS, civilians happy with the clearance of AlHamdaniaFootage: The wife of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad, Asma Assad, has given an interview to Russia 24: Her first interview in around 8 years.ISIS used so far 16 suicide vehicles to attack both Peshmerga and Iraqi Army President Obama says start of Iraqi operations to liberate Mosul is "a major step forward" and he is confident Islamic State will be defeated Obama: 'Mosul will be a difficult fight' ISIS evacuated al-Hamdaniyah and Iraqi flag flies on the city's governor building #MosulOffensive Mosul: ISIL executed 12 prisoners this morning Mosul: ISIL detention camps still filled with prisoners. The estimated number of prisoners is about 2000-2500. Peshmerga on Sinjar frontline say they have seen ISIS escaping towards Syria using Ba'aj - Raqqa roadISIS show of force in Mosul last night . Their faces covered and the streets look empty. Iraq FSA seized Al Tuwainiyah and Al Smukh villages near Tel MalidSafe exit routes from Mosul have been secured for civilians - Iraqi prime minister Reports saying that SDF captured Kurdish villages of Hasiya,Hasajek,Wahsiah and Wardiah near Sahba dam. Fight against IS won't pose a threat to national security - German Interior Minister De Maiziere Smoke trails around Bartella, Iraq Reports that ISF have captured mayor building in al-Hamdaniyah district Latest US/coalition airstrikes going heavy after ISIL ISIS firepower-mortar/artillery in Mosul and environs per @CJTFOIR Army officer tells ISIS-occupied Christian village of Qaraqosh is now surrounded, though not retaken Coalition warplanes bombing ISIS inside Mosul as Iraqi military retakes al-Shura sub-district south of Mosul. #MosulOffensive Iraqi security forces retake al-Sirt village north of Qayyara and heading towards Talul Nasir. #MosulOffensive Iraqi forces have started moving from Qayyarah northwards towards Mosul, advancing up to the village of Tulul al-NasrIraqi forces encircled Karemlesh village East to Mosul

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18 October 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated in a phone conversation held late this Tuesday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over Turkey's recent advance against the IS in Syria.
Footage: 360° documentary from Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). "We never thought we'd be trapped in a war," say Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, Domiz camp.
AlHamdania and Shoraa areas totally cleared from ISIS, civilians happy with the clearance of AlHamdania
ISIS used so far 16 suicide vehicles to attack both Peshmerga and Iraqi Army
ISIS show of force in Mosul last night . Their faces covered and the streets look empty. Iraq
FSA seized Al Tuwainiyah and Al Smukh villages near Tel Malid
Fight against IS won't pose a threat to national security - German Interior Minister De Maiziere
Smoke trails around Bartella, Iraq
Reports that ISF have captured mayor building in al-Hamdaniyah district
Latest US/coalition airstrikes going heavy after ISIL ISIS firepower-mortar/artillery in Mosul and environs per @CJTFOIR
Coalition warplanes bombing ISIS inside Mosul as Iraqi military retakes al-Shura sub-district south of Mosul. #MosulOffensive
Iraqi security forces retake al-Sirt village north of Qayyara and heading towards Talul Nasir. #MosulOffensive