Iraq’s Abadi announces operation to retake Shirqat, south of Mosul

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NEW YORK,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Tuesday the launching of a military operation to retake Shirqat, an Islamic State bastion 100 km (60 miles) south of the jihadists’ Mosul stronghold. The northern town on the banks of the Tigris River, which Iraqi troops and allied Shi’ite Muslim militias have surrounded, is thought […]

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