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These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:

Liberating Mosul 

Thousands of Iraqi forces are advancing on a number of strategic villages east of Mosul, the last stronghold of Daesh terrorists in Iraq. Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, fell to Daesh terrorists back in 2014.

Aleppo

Fighting rages on on the eastern part of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, with the army and allied fighters inching forward in a street battle, which is highly tricky, no matter how elite a military force they might be.

Yemen ceasefire

After months of relentless bombings and the loss of thousands of lives, the UK and the US, the two countries that have sold billions of dollars worth of arms and ammunition to Saudi Arabia, have finally called for a ceasefire in Yemen.