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Breaking: Iraqi forces begin final battle to eliminate IS

2017/12/08 | 11:10

(Iraq Now News)-

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:55 A.M.) – At approximately 10:00 A.M.

(Beirut Time), the Iraqi Armed Forces launched their final operation to eliminate the so-called Islamic State (IS) from Iraq.

Led by their army, the Iraqi Armed Forces stormed the Islamic State’s large pocket that is located between the Nineveh, Salaheddine, and Al-Anbar governorates.

The goal of this operation is to clear the entire pocket and leave no remnant of the Islamic State in any part of Iraq.

More details to follow as the operation gets going…

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