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Iraq troops vow to tighten noose on Islamic State in Mosul

Iraq troops vow to tighten noose on Islamic State in Mosul

Iraqi soldiers fighting just north of Mosul, within sight of city neighborhoods, said on Sunday they were ready to tighten the noose around Islamic State militants waging a brutal defense of their Iraqi stronghold. Four weeks into the campaign to crush Islamic State in Mosul, the city is almost surrounded but the jihadists’ defenses have […]

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