Middle East

Iraq's Abadi to declare Mosul victory, few pockets of resistance

A picture taken on July 9, 2017, shows a general view of the destruction in Mosul's Old City. Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the nearly nine-month offensive to retake Mosul from extremists, a US general said Saturday, as celebrations broke out among police forces in the city. / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

 

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