PM of Iraq visits Mosul to celebrate victory over IS

  • The Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider al-Abadi, is right now on a visit to Mosul in order to congratulate Iraqi soldiers who have won against the militants of Islamic State (IS) in said city. The Prime Minister’s office has also stated that the city has been liberated with only a couple of pockets still controlled by IS. The city had been taken over by IS militants in June 2014 and after that they proclaimed a caliphate that would comprise both Iraq and Syria.

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