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Tango0110 Jul 2017 12:15 p.m. PST

"Iraq's prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, three years after the militants seized the city and made it the stronghold of a "caliphate" they said would take over the world.

"I announce from here the end and the failure and the collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood and terrorism which the terrorist Daesh announced from Mosul," Haider al-Abadi said in a speech shown on state television, using an Arabic acronym for Islamic State.

A 100,000-strong alliance of Iraqi government units, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Shi'ite militias launched the offensive to recapture the northern city from the militants in October, with key air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition…"
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Cyrus the Great10 Jul 2017 8:28 p.m. PST

I'll bet he wouldn't go for a long walk in Mosul!

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Jul 2017 9:23 p.m. PST

Yep. It's gonna take some time to get that place completely cleared.


Tango0111 Jul 2017 11:15 a.m. PST



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