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Iraqi Prime Minister Declares Victory in Mosul

The announcement marks the end of nine months of fighting for the largest city under ISIS control.
Source: Ahmed Saad / Reuters

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi officially declared Mosul retaken on Monday after ISIS seized the city three years ago. Abadi had traveled Sunday to Mosul to congratulate soldiers. In the background, gunfire could be heard as Iraqi forces continued to battle the militant group near the

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