Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Monday there had been a recent "acceleration of support" from the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against ISIS.Asked about the government's plans to retake the city of Mosul, seized by ISIS last summer, Abadi declined to commit to a specific timetable but said the planning process was underway.The U.S. and its coalition partners launched two airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria and 13 strikes against targets in Iraq Sunday and Monday, according to the U.S. military.In Iraq, coalition forces launched 13 air strikes near Al-Asad, Al-Qaim, Beiji, Fallujah, Haditha, Mosul, Rawah and Tal Afar, the Combined Joint Task Force said.
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