Fighters of Hashed Al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization units) flash the victory gesture as they advance through a street in the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, after the Iraqi government announced the launch of the operation to retake it from Islamic State (IS) group control, on August 26, 2017. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP)
Fighters of Hashd Al-Shaabi flash the victory gesture as they advance through a street in the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul. AFP

Iraq groups say two fighters were killed by strikes near Syrian border