BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:45 P.M.) – It took only 24 hours, but the Iraqi Armed Forces liberated the strategic Mosul International Airport from the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists this afternoon.

Led by the Federal Police, the Iraqi Armed Forces stormed the northern sector of this provincial installation, overrunning the terrorist defenses after a short battle this morning.

With their defenses compromised, the Islamic State forces held on just long enough for their comrades to successfully retreat from the airport before it was completely under the control of the Iraqi Armed Forces.

ISIS captured the Mosul International Airport in the summer of 2014; however, their reign over this installation has finally come to end, thanks in large part to the sacrifice of the Iraqi Armed Forces.

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jojo
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2017-02-23 22:49

Are there more ISIS in Syria or Iraq?

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2017-02-24 12:00
Reply to  jojo

Most of IS go to Syria for the endgame with the SAA. The US coalition drives them that way.

Chauncy Gardiner
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2017-02-23 15:18

This photo is the best illustration that the colonialism is well and live. The Iraqi soldiers (if they can be called Iraqi) with the US uniforms and rifles are being watched by the UK officer.

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2017-02-24 11:59

Nice. IS got really short shrift at the airport.