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Iraq military: Troops have ‘full control’ of eastern Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in “full control” of eastern Mosul after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the northern city, three months since the … Read More

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Iraqi troops advance in eastern Mosul amid fierce clashes

Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants on Monday in two key neighborhoods in the eastern half of Mosul, a senior commander said, advancing deeper after fully routing IS from the … Read More

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Top Iraqi commander: Mosul could be liberated in 3 months

A top Iraqi commander told The Associated Press that the operation to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group could be complete in three months or less.… Read More