Iraqi Forces Start Operation To Clear Remaining ISIS-held Border Area With Syria From Terrorists

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Iraqi Forces Start Operation To Clear Remaining ISIS-held Border Area With Syria From Terrorists

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On November 23, the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units launched a military operation to liberate the remaining ISIS-held area in western Iraq.

Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Yarallah, commander of Upper Euphrates and al-Jazeera Combing Operations, announced in a statement that “the army and al-Hashd al-Shaabi [Popular Mobilization Forces] started a wide-scale operation to liberate al-Jazeera regions located between Salahuddin, Nineveh and Anbar.”

The army and the PMU started their advance on the ISIS-held area from the northern, southern and eastern directions. They already liberated the small villages of Subeiha, al-Maliha, Ali al-Manei, Deir Aziz, Siyah al-Theeb and Abd Elwan.

Over 6,000 PMU troops are reportedly involved in the  operation.

The current military situation in Iraq:

Iraqi Forces Start Operation To Clear Remaining ISIS-held Border Area With Syria From Terrorists

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  • Zainab Ali

    tireless superheroes from iraq – well done – God speed

  • Expo Marker

    The ISF and PMU will need to focus on daesh cells still lurking in cities like Fallujah, Tikrit, Ramadi, and clean up newly liberated areas.

    Overall, the progress is great, but there is still much more needed to unite Iraq and defend it.

    • You can call me Al

      That problem comes later. keep the faith.