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Iraqi forces backed by tribal militias during battle to retake a village from the Islamic State on the eastern bank of the river Tigris

In Mosul, Iran changed the course of the war

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq - During the early days of the assault on Islamic State in Mosul, Iran successfully pressed Iraq to change its battle plan and seal off the city, an intervention which has since shaped the tortuous course of the conflict, sources briefed on the plan say.

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