Iraq says it has retaken one of IS group’s last strongholds

French president Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with Iraqi Prime minister Haider al-Abadi prior to their meeting at the Elysee palace in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Al-Abadi is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron for talks on the international fight against Islamic State group extremists and rebuilding Iraq’s economy.(Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)


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