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US-backed Iraqi forces waging the battle for Mosul. (AFP)A wide array of Iraqi and international forces are involved in the fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group, which overran the country’s second city in 2014. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
The ISIS militant group has lost more than three-fourths of the territory it had seized when it swept across Iraq in 2014, the military announced on Tuesday. At the height of its power, the group controlled about 40 percent of Iraq, joint operations command spokesman...