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Iraq: Mosul Offensive to Wrap Up Within a Month, Prime Minister Says

Mar 10, 2017 | 19:23 GMT

It has been 20 days since Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of the third stage of the Mosul offensive. Iraqi forces have since recaptured more than 25 percent of Mosul's western side, drawing on the knowledge and experience they gained during the fight for the eastern part of the city. On March 9, after visiting frontline troops, al-Abadi said that Mosul would be completely under government control within the month....

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