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Five key questions about the battle for Mosul

Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces have begun a ground assault to oust Islamic State from Iraq’s second biggest city After months of planning, axf long-awaited ground assault on the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the last urban stronghold of Islamic State in the country, has begun. Related: Battle for Mosul: Isis stronghold under attack from Iraqi and Kurdish forces – latest news Godspeed to the heroic Iraqi forces, Kurdish #Peshmerga, and #Ninewa volunteers.
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