US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that retaking Iraq's Mosul from the Islamic State group is a "top" priority but operations to capture the jihadist stronghold are at an early stage.
"Mosul is at the top of the list in terms of priority," Kerry told journalists during a visit to Baghdad.
GMT 20:08 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilTrump to meet Australia's Turnbull on May 4
GMT 20:06 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilUS 'deeply concerned' by Turkish strikes in Syria, Iraq
GMT 20:04 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilFrance's president warns of complacency over Le Pen
GMT 20:02 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilIS 'executes' at least 15 civilians in Mosul
GMT 13:55 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilYoung man shot dead in Venezuela unrest
GMT 13:52 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilNasdaq hits 6,000 for 1st time as US stocks rise again
GMT 13:39 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilNetanyahu cancels meeting with German minister after dispute
GMT 13:37 2017 Tuesday ,25 AprilSyria Kurds demand coalition act to halt Turkish bombing