Iraqi PM Abadi declares victory over Islamic State in Tal Afar

By REUTERS
August 31, 2017 14:43
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ERBIL/BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi declared victory over Islamic State militants in Tal Afar and the entire province of Nineveh on Wednesday.

"Tal Afar has been liberated," Abadi said in a statement. "We say to the Islamic State fighters: wherever you are, we are coming for you and you have no choice but to surrender or die."

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