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Iraq holds victory parade after defeating Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – An Iraqi military parade in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated final victory over Islamic State on Sunday, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looking on as troops marched in formation, their bodies spelling “victory day” in Arabic. ...

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Iraq declares final victory over Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over Islamic State on Saturday after Iraqi forces drove its last remnants from the country, three years after the militant group captured about a third of Iraq’s territory. The announcement ...

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Iraq Prime Minister Declares Victory Over ISIS

BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State on Saturday, announcing the end of more than three years of battles to regain control over nearly one-third of the country that had been under the ...

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Abadi declares ‘end of war against Daesh’ in Iraq

Related Articles BAGHDAD: Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Saturday announced the end of a three-year war by Iraqi forces to drive the Daesh jihadist group out of the country.“Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border and I ...

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Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

Iraq has announced that its war against so-called Islamic State is over. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a conference in Baghdad that Iraqi troops were now in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border. The border zone contained the last few ...

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Iraq accused of violating due process for Daesh suspects

Related Articles BAGHDAD: Iraqi federal and Kurdish regional judiciaries are violating the rights of Daesh suspects with flawed trials, arbitrary detentions under harsh conditions, and broad prosecutions, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.As the militant group’s self-proclaimed caliphate crumbles following ...

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