The battle for Mosul

The US-led coalition announces Iraqi forces have retaken Mosul from ISIS

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    Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service hold an Islamic State flag, which they pulled down in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, July 9, 2017

    REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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    A member of Iraqi Federal police kisses an old woman in West Mosul, Iraq July 9

    REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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    Iraqi Special Forces soldiers celebrate after reaching the bank of the Tigris river in Mosul, Iraq, July 9

    AP Photo/Felipe Dana
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    A suspected Islamic State fighter in a basement as Iraqi forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, July 3, 2017

    AP Photo/Felipe Dana
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    The destroyed landmark al-Nuri mosque in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, June 28, 2017

    AP Photo/Felipe Dana
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    Zeid Ali, left, and Hodayfa 11, after their house was hit in fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, June 24, 2017

    AP Photo/Felipe Dana
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    A view of a part of western Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017

    REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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    Islamic State slogans on the walls of a tunnel used by Islamic State militants as an underground training camp in Mosul, Iraq, March 4, 2017

    REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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    A man carries his daughter while walking from an Islamic State-controlled part of Mosul during a battle, March 4, 2017

    REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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    American army personnel gather at the University of Mosul during a battle with Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, January 18, 2017

    REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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    Smoke rises at Islamic State militants' positions in the town of Naweran, near Mosul, Iraq, October 23, 2016

    REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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    A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter in front of an Islamic State militants' position outside the town of Naweran near Mosul, Iraq October 20, 2016

    REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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    Fighters from the Islamic State in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on the main road in Mosul, Iraq, June 23, 2014

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    Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, Iraq, July 5, 2014

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