Iraq announces victory over ISIS in Mosul

A statement from the office of Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday: “The commander in chief of the armed forces Haider al-Abadi arrived in the liberated city of Mosul and congratulated the heroic fighters and the Iraqi people for the great victory.”

Celebrations broke out among police forces in the city on Saturday as Isis fighters were driven from the city in the final stretch of the nearly nine-month offensive.