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Iraqi army approaches IS "last stronghold" * in country

The Iraqi military on Friday morning launched the second phase of the operation to liberate Islamic State * from the city of Al-Qaim, located on the border with Syria, said the joint command of the Iraqi army.

According to the Shiite militia, during the first hours of the offensive, they, as well as the special forces to combat terror and units of the Iraqi army, successfully attacked a number of settlements adjacent to the city of Al-Qaim. The Iraqi military is supported from the air by the US-led international coalition

Iraqi army approaches IS "last stronghold" * in country

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi last week announced the launch of an operation to free the cities of Al-Qaim and Raw, calling them the last strongholds of terrorists in the country. The cities are located in the province of Anbar in western Iraq, near the border with Syria.

In October, the Iraqi army completed the liberation of the city of El-Khavij in the province of Kirkuk, the former headquarters of the IG * in the country after the liberation of Mosul, reports RIA News

The Islamic state * is a terrorist organization banned in Russia.
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  1. 210ox
    210ox 3 November 2017 12: 20
    Squeezing these turns into Syria ..
    1. Partyzan
      Partyzan 3 November 2017 12: 22
      it means it is necessary to plow the border with Iraq on average, so that even the Barmaleans would not have thought of crossing it
    2. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 3 November 2017 12: 35
      Situation in Syria
  2. Primoos
    Primoos 3 November 2017 12: 21
    So again the barmaley will be escorted to Syria with honor.
    1. rotmistr60
      rotmistr60 3 November 2017 12: 29
      The option more than once tested is therefore absolutely real.
  3. Vlad5307
    Vlad5307 3 November 2017 12: 30
    Well, the successful actions of the Russian Federation in Syria forced the movement of American coalition, even in Iraq. And squeezed into Syria will finish our VKS and SAA! hi
  4. Going
    Going 3 November 2017 12: 39
    The Americans have no choice but to try to seize the initiative and declare themselves winners.
  5. Egorovich
    Egorovich 3 November 2017 13: 01
    Well, here is the liberation of Iraq from the Barmalei is approaching the finish line. It remains to be freed from the star-striped.
  6. Sergey53
    Sergey53 3 November 2017 18: 02
    What is the Iraqi army? This is WE.M.M.M.M. the Americans yelled.