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Iraqi troops push I.S. fighters from Qayyara

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>> Next stop, Mosul. the Iraqi army driving Islamic State militants from the Kayara region, just south of the Iraqi city, their de facto capital. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailing the victory as an important step towards retaking Mosul province, in the coming months. Kayara is an oil producing region with a small refinery, seizing it, adds to a string of victories for Iraqi troops.
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Iraqi units are taking up positions around Mosul tightening the noose. The US military releasing footage on Wednesday off coalition air strikes, on what it said were Islamic State positions in Sultan Abdallah southeast of Mosul.