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Iraqis Push Deeper Into Islamic State’s Mosul Stronghold

MOSUL, Iraq—Iraqi infantry pushed deeper into a country’s second largest city on Sunday, securing densely populated areas as commanders pronounced Islamic State insurgency began to buckle.

“The initial neighborhoods were a hardest since Daesh desperately fought to keep them. Now, as we go forward, we design a conflict to get easier,” pronounced Brig. Gen. Maan al Saadi, a commander of a 2nd Group of Iraqi Special Operations Forces, which…

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