Iraq – Iraqi Security Forces Are Said To Be Only Days Away From Retaking Mosul

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Iraqi security forces are said to be only days away from retaking Mosul from the self-styled Islamic State group. The army’s chief of staff told the BBC he hoped the militants would be defeated before the holy month of Ramadan starts on May 26. The US-backed offensive to retake Iraq’s second largest city started in October.…