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65 – 70 % of Eastern Mosul Liberated from ISIL: Lieutenant General Talib Shaghati

nsnbc : Lieutenant General Talib Shaghati, the head of Iraq’s counter-terrorism service (CTS) said Iraqi forces seized around 70 percent of eastern Mosul ISIL militants. He also praised the cooperation of residents who are aiding the forces in the advances. The operation to liberate ISIL from the city of Mosul is now in its 12th week. A renewed…

During his election campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly said that he considers the fight against the Islamic State (IS) to be America’s biggest challenge in the Middle East, not the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad in Syria. He made it clear that he was willing to cooperate with Russia to meet this challenge. At the same time,…