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US-Backed Iraqi Forces Push Deeper into Western Half of Mosul
Iraqi military officials say U.S.-backed forces pushed deeper into the western half of Mosul after launching several attacks to recapture Islamic State's last main stronghold in the city.
The advances come one day after counter-terrorism troops regained control of the airport in Mosul that had been controlled by the extremist Islamic State group since 2014.
The troops took full control Friday of the Ghozlani army base, and have entered the Mosul neighborhood of al-Mamoum for the...