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Iraqi Forces Move Deeper Into Mosul
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are pushing deeper into western Mosul Sunday to take positions still held by Islamic State militants.
Iraqi Staff Major General Maan al-Saadi told the French news agency that “around more than a third” of western Mosul is under the control of Iraqi units.
Large plumes of smoke could be seen Sunday above the city’s skyline as a series of explosions was heard.
Since the government’s initial push into the western side of the city began February 19, U.S. and...