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Is ISIS holding Mosul and winning?

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ISIS is like a super crazy bomb, and they've been hurting a lot of people non-stop, a lot of innocent families. They never win on anything, people's life is not a game to play.
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The battle for Mosul, the largest city held by the ultra-hardline Sunni Islamist group in Iraq and Syria, is the largest military operation in Iraq in a decade of turmoil unleashed by the 2003 U.S. invasion which toppled Saddam Hussein. Iraq's Shi'ite-led government, which has assembled a 100,000-strong coalition of troops, security forces, Kurdish peshmerga fighters and mainly Shi'ite militias, backed by U.S. air power, says it will mark the end of ISIS in Iraq.
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Prime Minister Haber Haider al-Abadi took to Iraqi television in the early hours of Monday morning to announce the long-awaited operation’s beginning. “The time of victory has come and operations to liberate Mosul have started,” he said. “Today I declare the start of these victorious operations to free you from the violence and terrorism of [ISIS].
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ISIS is like a super crazy bomb, and they've been hurting a lot of people non-stop, a lot of innocent families. They never win on anything, people's life is not a game to play.
I agree!
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ISIS is like a super crazy bomb, and they've been hurting a lot of people non-stop, a lot of innocent families. They never win on anything, people's life is not a game to play.
I totally agree!
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ISIS is like a super crazy bomb, and they've been hurting a lot of people non-stop, a lot of innocent families. They never win on anything, people's life is not a game to play.
I totally agree!
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The hostile started a little more than a month back with a snappy arrangement of effective endeavors to flush ISIS contenders out of towns on the edges of the sprawling city. Iraqi strengths have retaken 33% of the city east of the Tigris stream, however, the strike has moderated as of late as the Iraqi powers entered Mosul's thickly pressed lanes.
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