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US moves to help locate unexploded bombs in Mosul

The coalition’s unexploded bombs are part of a wider problem in Mosul. The bulk of the explosives remaining around the city were hidden by Islamic State fighters to be triggered by the slightest movement

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In defeat of IS, a significant compliment for Iraq national unity

The unity Iraqis forged in the face of the existential threat is a less discussed aspect of the defeat of the IS. Not many had anticipated what Iraq expert and The Guardian columnist Jonathan Steele described as “a national sense of urgency [among Iraqis] which overcame regional, ethnic and sectarian disputes”.

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Will continue to search for missing Indians till there is concrete proof of their death: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj’s statement came two days after Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said here that there is no “substantial evidence” on whether the Indians are alive or dead and confirmed that their last known location, the prison at Badush, has been destroyed by the IS.

Iraq faces pockets of Islamic State resistance in Mosul’s Old City

The victory of U.S.-backed Iraq forces in Mosul marked the biggest defeat for Islamic State, which is under siege in the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, its operational base.

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Four days after victory, Iraq faces pockets of Islamic State resistance in Mosul’s Old City

Iraqi army helicopters flew overhead and explosions could be heard, residents said, while videos of alleged revenge attacks against people detained during the retaking of Mosul underlined future security challenges.

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Can Sushma bring back Mosul’s Indians?

How much more sensible, and sensitive it would have been, back in 2014, to tell the families the limits of the possibilities? By now, they would probably be coming to terms with the inevitable, instead of excitedly Googling up images of the church in which the External Affairs minister told the families, the 39 men may have been seen

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Sushma Swaraj assures Punjab CM of efforts to trace Indians in Mosul

Reacting to reports that the families of the hostages were trying to locate their kin after the liberation of Mosul from ISIS forces by Iraq, Amarinder on Monday called up Swaraj to seek her intervention.

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MEA assures locating 39 Indians reportedly held captive in Mosul

The Iraqi authorities have also conveyed all cooperation would be extended and instructions have been issued by them to all relevant Iraqi agencies to locate the Indians.

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Iran congratulates Iraq on Mosul victory over Islamic State

Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan and the chief of staff of Iran’s armed forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, also congratulated PM Haider al-Abadi, on liberation of Mosul, saying that they were ready to boost defence and security ties with Baghdad.

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Battle for Mosul: Iraq claims victory over Islamic State; here’s a timeline of three-year war

Battle for Mosul: The United States-led international coalition has been conducting airstrikes against the militants and assisting Iraqi troops on the ground. Here is a timeline showcasing key dates in the Iraqi offensive to recapture Mosul  from ISIS.

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Iraq announces ‘victory’ over Islamic State, claims recapture of Mosul

The latest development brought an end to three years of jihadist rule in the city, where thousands of civilians were killed and nearly one million people were displaced after the battle for Mosul left large parts of the city in ruins.

Facing imminent defeat in Mosul, Islamic State attempt to flee across river

A US-trained elite Iraqi force in the Old City of Mosul reached the Tigris riverside, state TV said, indicating that the insurgents’ last redoubt is on the verge of falling.

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At least 20,000 civilians trapped in Islamic State-held areas of Mosul

More than eight months since the start of the operation to retake Mosul, IS has gone from fully controlling the city to holding a small pocket of territory on the west bank of the Tigris River.

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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

At a camp for displaced people in Iraq’s western Anbar province, a suicide bomber dressed in a woman’s all-covering robe killed 14 on Sunday evening, a provincial official said

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Iraqi military pushes deeper into Mosul’s Old City 

The military estimates up to 350 militants are dug in among civilians in wrecked houses and crumbling infrastructure. They are trying to slow the advance of Iraqi forces by laying booby traps and using suicide bombers and snipers.