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Back injury forces Leicester Tigers prop Ayerza to retire

REUTERS: Leicester Tigers and Argentina prop Marcos Ayerza has retired from professional rugby after being advised to end his playing career due to a back injury, the English Premiership club said on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Ayerza, who last played for the club against Harlequins in November 2016, made 246 appearances during his 11 years at… Read More »

Iraqi forces aim to secure Mosul bridge, link up to east bank

MOSUL, Iraq: U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Sunday, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city’s government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining militants in the west. The bridge is the southernmost of five bridges spanning the Tigris. All were damaged in strikes by… Read More »

Libyan forces lose six fighters in renewed ground attack in Sirte – field hospital

SIRTE, Libya: Libyan forces resumed a ground attack on Sunday against Islamic State militants encircled in their former stronghold of Sirte, losing at least six of their fighters, according to a field hospital casualty list. The list named six killed fighters, three of them from the city of Misrata. The forces also said that the… Read More »