The Iraqi Civil War is a conflict in the middle east. It originated as an insurgency which escalated to a war with the capture of Mosul and northern areas by the Isamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which firced the resignation of Prime Minister Nouri al-Currently many countries are partaking in Air Strikes. Additionaly, the war has indirectly lead to the creation of an independent Kurdistan.
The cause of Kurdistan came to greater public attention when the Peshmerga armed with Russian equipment such as 100 T- 72 and 80 2A65- Msta- B on the 8th March 2016 launched a major assault and retook Tal Afar from ISIS and then march right into the outer defences of Mosul and managed to encircle the city and are currently while besieging the city encountering heavy attacks from ISIS counter attacks although remain a grip on the city. By April Mosul was liberated, and ISIL was pushed to the border of Iraqi Kurdistan.