Rapid response unit troops of the Iraqi Ground Forces near Kirkuk, 23 September 2017 (Photo by Reuters)

Iraqi authorities have arrested Mahdi Gharrawi, the former commander of operations in the country’s northern Nineveh province, because they blame him for surrendering Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul to the Daes  terror group four years ago, the Alsumaria TV channel reported on Tuesday, citing its sources.

According to the broadcaster, Gharrawi, who was responsible for defending Mosul from Daesh militants, has been detained for the period of investigation in relation to the city’s fall in early June 2014.

Following Mosul’s abandonment, Gharrawi was dismissed from his position.

In 2015, a probe launched by the Iraqi parliament found Gharrawi, as well as 35 other officials, including former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Maliki, a former Mosul governor, and a former acting defense minister, responsible for the June 2014 defeat.

Iraqi military, backed by the US-led coalition, liberated Mosul in July 2017.
Source: Sputnik, Sumaria TV
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Please, please let his reasoning for his surrender be told to the World, before he is executed.

“I was given orders by the Americans”.

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U kidding rite
When WILL middle east take responsibility?
Blame america
Blame shia -sunni complex
Hands up HANDS DOWN

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How amusing : everybody knows that under al-Maliki, the real ruler of Iraq was Qassem Soleimani! How funny Zarqawi (ISIS founder) was hiding in Iran before Soleimani’s Quds-Force smuggled him into Iraq. ISIS really makes Iran’s day! Zarqawi broke from Osama, allied with Iraqi Ba’athists, spread havoc at a point where… International community demolished ISIS = Sunni militants + former Ba’athists (Saddamists) => nice vacuum of power for IRGC to make Iraq becoming an Iranian puppet state, just like Lebanon! Mahdi Gharrawi will surely be rapidly executed, thus being used as a fuse to cover-up shameful Soleimani’s activities which simply… Read more »

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“ISIS used US, French-made equipment in east Syria – SANA”

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About time
Stand n fight
Poorly train soldier
Ghost soldier s
Wassim WALKING to Baghdad
Geography not compulsory
To joining?