Kurds retake key Iraq dam as US, UK step up involvement

An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter uses binoculars to monitor the area from their front line position in Bashiqa, a town 13 kilometres north-east of Mosul on August 16, 2014Al-Qosh (Iraq) (AFP) – Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes have retaken the country’s largest dam from jihadists, Kurdish officials said, as the United States and Britain step up their military involvement.

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