Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday formally declared Mosul liberated from Islamic State (IS) militant group after nine months of fierce fighting to dislodge the extremist militants from their last major stronghold in Iraq.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday said the victory in the battles against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul is guaranteed and it is a matter of time to defeat the extremist militants and "declare great victory" in the city.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on Sunday in Baghdad to discuss Iraqi forces' efforts in driving out Islamic State (IS) militants from their stronghold in Iraq's northern city of Mosul.
The deadliest suicide bombing in Iraq in a decade will further test Iraqis' waning faith in Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and his government, found a Gallup poll Wednesday.
Iraqi government forces advancing on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul retook a village from IS on Tuesday and linked up along the Tigris river with army units pushing from a separate direction, Defence Minister Khalid al-Obeidi said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday issued instructions of his crucial reform plan, included cutting of up to 90 percent, of the number of guards for Iraqi top and senior officials, according to a statement from the office of prime minister.
Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated Russia's traditional friendship with Iraq and pledged to expand cooperation between the two countries in a host of areas including anti-terrorism when he met with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi here Thursday, according to the Kremlin press release.
Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi still has many challenges to grapple with, analysts said, despite parliament's recent approval of his cabinet and government reform program, which has raised hopes that the war-torn country can avoid a possible split-up amid violent and continuous sectarian clashes.
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