The military parade today in Baghdad was focused on the 58th anniversary of the Iraqi republic. Prime Minister Al-Abadi attends the military parade in Baghdad as it is also part of boosting the morale of soldiers that are fighting against ‘Daesh’ (ISIL). Iraq is focusing on the liberation of Mosul as the airport of Al-Qayarah 70km south from Mosul is liberated and is fully operational.
According to some military sources, the fight for Mosul will likely to start in the coming three months.
The military parade consists of the Popular Mobilization Units, Iraqi Special Operation Forces, and Iraqi army.
The pictures below is part of the military parade in Baghdad (PMU, 2016).