Iraq forces hunt for remaining IS fighters in west Mosul
00:34, Mar 9, 2017
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Iraqi government forces that have been engaged in five months of bloody street to street fighting to liberate Mosul are now within sight of the city's grand mosque, where Baghdadi ostentatious declared himself so-called Caliph of the Islamic State in 2014.
Iraqi soldiers on Wednesday recaptured a prison outside Mosul that had been controlled by Islamic State jihadists and reportedly used for hundreds of executions, the Iraqi military said.
Granted, the Iraqi people receive a more traditional, yet archaic, form of their Islamic religion in one of their most populated cities, but what do the American people win?
She said the USA -led anti-Daesh coalition is focused on eliminating the group's mid-level battlefield commanders rather than diverting efforts to kill or capture Baghdadi.
"The Old City is a very hard area" of narrow streets and closely spaced houses, he said. "Mortar rounds fell on our roof and inside our yard", he added. "It's their historic region, they know the people there and the terrain; food, water and gasoline are easy to get, spies are easier to spot", analyst Hisham al-Hashimi, who advised the Iraqi government, said.
Federal police commander Lieutenant General Raed Shakir Jawdat said anti-IS forces were now setting up defences in recaptured areas as they eyed the next phase.
Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies have pushed south from the Turkish border and driven IS out of the northern town of Al-Bab.
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