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Trump, Clinton battle in final US president debate

The third-and-final debate of the U.S. presidential elections was another heated war of words. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton battled on immigration, foreign policy and gun control. But it was Mister Trump who landed the biggest blow of the night.

In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 file photo, a soldier from the 1st Battalion of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces listens to an address by his commander after a training exercise to prepare for the operation to re-take Mosul from Islamic State militants, in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Iraqi Special Forces recaptured town in the east of Mosul

Iraqi special forces retook Bartella, a town within short distance of Mosul, after the assault launched on October 16th. The special forces are expected to lead the way into Mosul, where they will face fierce resistance in an urban landscape where IS militants are preparing for a climactic battle.