FASTER, PLEASE: Islamic State Is Near Defeat in Iraq, Prime Minister Says. “We are seeing the end of the fake Daesh state,” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Twitter, using another name for Islamic State. “The liberation of Mosul proves that. We will not relent,” he added. Thursday’s recapture of the ruined Nouri mosque […]
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Mosul on Sunday to announce the city's liberation. Video provided by Newsy
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Ramadi on Tuesday, security sources said, a day after declaring the recapture of the western city from Islamic State following a months-long siege.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s U.S. visit this week comes midstream in an effort to push back the Islamic State, or ISIS, just after it was handed a defeat in Tikrit, Iraq. That battle made clear that the prime minister has ...
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces were still battling Islamic State militants in a small area of Mosul on Monday, a day after the prime minister visited to congratulate the troops on retaking nearly all of Iraq's second largest city.