05 Oct '17, 8pm

Iraqi troops, Iranian-backed militias eject Islamic State from Hawija | FDD's Long War Journal

Qais Qazali (center), the leader of Asaib al Haq, and Akram al Kaabi (center-right), the commander of Harakat al Nujaba, meet outside of Hawija to discuss operations to retake the town. The Iraqi military and Iranian-supported Shia militias have retaken the town of Hawija from the Islamic State just two weeks after launching an offensive, leaving the Islamic State with just one major stronghold in Iraq. The Islamic State had controlled Haija since early 2014. The Iraqi military and Iranian-backed militias that operate under the aegis of the Popular Mobilization Forces launched the offensive to regain control of the town from the south and west on Sept. 21. The joint forces rapidly advanced across the Hamrin Mountains and reached the center of Hawija. Islamic State forces still control a small pocket of villages to the north and east of the town, but are now surrounded. Haw...

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