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Mosul is Islamic State free city; Iraq declares total victory; see images of overjoyed Iraqis

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Tue July 11 2017, 11:43 am
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    Iraq has declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul, retaking full control of the country's second-largest city three years after it was seized by extremists bent on building a global caliphate. (Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    The fight, closely backed by airstrikes from the US-led coalition, brought an end to the extremists' so-called territorial caliphate. (Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    But the victory has left thousands dead and wounded, and the city has been devastated by the fighting since Iraqi forces launched their offensive in October to retake Mosul. (AP Photo)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    The United Nations has termed the recovery of Iraqi city of Mosul from the ISIS as a "significant step" in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism and vowed its support to aid the displaced communities and restore rule of law in the freed areas.(Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    India said Iraqi authorities have assured it of all cooperation in locating 39 Indian nationals reportedly in captivity in Mosul after Iraq declared victory against the IS group there.(Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    US President Donald Trump hailed Iraq's "victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul today, claiming the northern city's liberation showed the war against the jihadis was being won.(Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    Amnesty International called for a commission to investigate crimes against civilians in Mosul by all sides in the battle to liberate the Iraqi city from jihadists.(Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    Iran has also congratulated Iraq on its declared victory over the Islamic State jihadist group in Mosul and offered its help to rebuild the devastated country.(Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    Since the military campaign to retake Mosul began in October 2016, some 920,000 civilians fled their homes.(Reuters)

  • Mosul, Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State, Islamic State, ISIS, terror, terrorist, Mosul city, Mosul news, Mosul pics, US, Donald Trump, India, latest nes, world news, latest images

    Close to 700,000 people are still displaced, nearly half of whom are living in 19 emergency camps. (AP Photo)

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