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Iraqi Forces Take Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew to the northern city and declared victory on Sunday.
Source: Alaa Al-Marjani / Reuters

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated soldiers in Mosul on Sunday and declared victory over the Islamic State. The announcement formally brings nine months of fighting to a close and signals the recapture of the largest city held by ISIS. But it is far from an end to fighting against the militants. Even on the edges of the city, Reuters reported that

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