10 Jul '17, 5am

Iraqi PM to celebrate victory over IS in the city

Iraqi PM to celebrate victory over IS in the city

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40549333 Media captionIraqi PM Haider al-Abadi met Iraqi forces on his arrival in Mosul Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. Mr Abadi was in the city to announce its "liberation" and declare "victory", his office said in a statement. Iraqi forces, backed by US-led air strikes, have been battling to retake Mosul since 17 October last year. Islamic State militants seized it in June 2014 before taking much of Iraq's Sunni Arab heartland and proclaiming a "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and Shia militiamen have also been involved in the battle. The Iraqi prime minister arrived to "congratulate the armed forces and the Iraqi people" on the final defeat of IS in Mosul on Sunday, the statement said. An off...

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