Islamic State push Kurdish forces back, taking two villages

The Islamic State has taken the villages of Taweeli’ah and al-Maliha. The villages were taken when the Kurdish forces were forced to withdraw from Kirkuk, which allowed for them to take advantage of a security vacuum.

Not much is know about what is to happen next in these two villages. Also in the news, Kurdish forces have begun to withdraw from Makhmur district southeast of Mosul.

The Kurds have not made a statement on the reason for the withdrawal. According to a Peshmerga official, forces and heavy equipment are being moved to Erbil.

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Patrick Vinson

Founder of Berning Media Network

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