It is only day one of operations to retake the ISIS stronghold but Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is confident of victory.
Iraqi forces have launched an operation to capture the last enclave held by the so-called "Islamic State" in Mosul. Iraq's second-largest city was overrun by the Islamist militants in 2014.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said that Iraqi forces have retaken the center of the city of Fallujah from fighters with the so-called 'Islamic State' (IS). They hope now to be able to regain control of Mosul.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Iraq is ready to retake the city of Mosul from "Islamic State" militants. He wants to fight terrorism, corruption and the Sunni-Shiite rift. But can he deliver on this promise?
The Iraqi army has launched military operations to retake western Mosul from the so-called "Islamic State." Iraqi troops began a huge offensive in October to retake the city from the militants.
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