09 Jul '17, 6pm

Mosul liberated as ISIS faces total defeat in Iraq:

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi visited Mosul Sunday to declare it liberated from the Islamic State, three years after the city’s fall to the jihadists alerted the world to the group’s growing strength, territorial ambitions and barbarity. Abadi congratulated the Iraqi people and fighters after the last pockets under ISIS control were retaken, according his media office. The campaign to free Mosul from ISIS entered its final phase in the streets of the Old City mid-June, eight months after thousands of Iraqi troops and Kurdish fighters backed by U.S.-led airstrikes began their offensive. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the coalition, has described it as the toughest urban warfare he has seen in 34 years of service. Losing Mosul is a major blow against ISIS , whose leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, made his first speech as self-proclaimed caliph from one...

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Mosul liberated as ISIS faces total defeat in Iraq

stripes.com 10 Jul '17, 8am

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straitstimes.com 09 Jul '17, 12pm

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militarytimes.com 10 Jul '17, 6pm

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defense.gov 09 Jul '17, 12pm

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stripes.com 10 Jul '17, 4pm

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defense.gov 10 Jul '17, 7pm

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militarytimes.com 09 Jul '17, 2pm

MOSUL, Iraq — The Latest on developments in the fight for Mosul in Iraq (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Iraq's state TV says ...

.@USArmy Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend called the defeat of ISIS in #Mosul a "decisive blow."

[email protected] Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend called th...

stripes.com 11 Jul '17, 1am

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defense.gov 08 Jul '17, 1pm

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militarytimes.com 08 Jul '17, 5pm

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airforcetimes.com 10 Jul '17, 11pm

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airforcetimes.com 07 Jul '17, 9pm

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stripes.com 02 Jul '17, 6pm

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stripes.com 13 Jul '17, 1am

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smallwarsjournal.com 12 Jul '17, 1pm

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