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Iraq launches offensive to recapture ISIS-held Mosul

IndiaTimes Thursday, 24 March 2016
The Iraqi military backed by US-led coalition aircraft on Thursday launched a long-awaited operation to recapture the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, a military spokesman said. It was not immediately clear how long such a complex and taxing offensive would take to be successful.
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News video: Iraq Launches First Assault to Free Islamic State Bastion in Mosul

Iraq Launches First Assault to Free Islamic State Bastion in Mosul 00:47

Iraq's armed forces went on the offensive against Islamic State in the northern province of Nineveh on Thursday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi described the charge as the first phase of a campaign to free areas around the city of Mosul. The northern city is by far the largest population center...

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