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Battle to reclaim Islamic State-held Mosul in Iraq displaces 1,000 villagers

KHAZER, Iraq – Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N. says militants have committed a number of atrocities in recent days, officials said Wednesday. Special forces Maj. Gen. Haider Fadhil […]