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27 Aug 2017
Iraqi forces say they are close to recapturing Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar.
6 Jul 2017
Iraqi forces evacuate civilians, IS families from Mosul's Old City.
25 Jun 2017
Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City as troops battle to retake the ancient quarter from Islamic State militants, mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their "caliphate"
26 Feb 2017
Iraqi forces battled jihadists in west Mosul Sunday, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.
15 Jan 2017
Iraqi security forces say they now have full control over the strategic Mosul University.
31 Dec 2016
Iraqi forces are facing fierce resistance from Islamic State militants in southern Mosul on their second day of a renewed push to take back the city after fighting stalled for several weeks.

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