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Khaled al-Ramahi

Iraqis prepare to celebrate Mosul victory blocks away from raging battles

Jul 02 2017

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iraqis prepared on Sunday to celebrate an expected victory over Islamic State in Mosul, just blocks away from battles raging in the last few districts where the militants are dug in.

Iraq declares end of caliphate after capture of Mosul mosque

Jun 29 2017

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq After eight months of grinding urban warfare, Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the ruined mosque at the heart of Islamic State's de facto capital Mosul, and the prime minister declared the group's self-styled caliphate at an end. | Video

Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

Jun 26 2017

MOSUL, Iraq The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old City. | Video

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