Friday, 13 October 2017
SYRIA / IRAQ FIGHTING
++Running Story – for 7 - 13 October 2017++ Iraq says government forces have retaken the northern town of Hawija from Islamic State group extremists, one of their last strongholds in Iraq as the Syrian Army around Deir ez-Zor. Meanwhile, fallout continues from the controversial independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region which has faced opposition from Baghdad and the international community.
AP covering/accessing pictures.