Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) advance towards the city of Al-Qaim, Iraq, November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
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World leaders congratulated Iraq Sunday following the prime minister's declaration of victory over Daesh.Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in the more than three year fight against Daesh in a national address aired on Iraqi state television Saturday evening.The top U.S.-led coalition commander U.S. Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II pledged that coalition forces would continue to support Iraq after the conventional military fight against Daesh is concluded.Iraqi forces retook the last Daesh strongholds in Iraq's western deserts earlier Saturday and secured the country's border with Syria.
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