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Iraqi Commander: Fallujah ‘Fully Liberated’ From ISIS

Iraqi pro-government forces hold an Islamic State flag in the al-Dhubat II (Officers) neighborhood of Fallujah as they try to clear the city of ISIS fighters still holed up in the former jihadi bastion on June 19, 2016. Despite facing less resistance than expected from ISIS in Fallujah, an emblematic jihadist stronghold, sniper fire, car bombs and booby traps remained a risk for Iraq's forces as they try to clear central Fallujah of pockets of ISIS fighters. (Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images)
Iraqi pro-government forces hold an Islamic State flag in the al-Dhubat II (Officers) neighborhood of Fallujah on June 19, 2016. (Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

BAGHDAD—A senior Iraqi commander said the city of Fallujah was “fully liberated” from Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Sunday, after a more than month-long military...




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