Iraqi forces and pro-government paramilitary units said Friday their sights are on the jihadist-held citadel in the centre of Tal Afar after recapturing several districts from the Islamist State group.
Rasool added that their forces have killed almost 300 jihadists, but around 2,000 militants still remained in the city, according to Al Jazeera.
Khaled al-Obaidi, the head of Nineveh provincial department of the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement, told al-Ghad Press news agency that 10,000 people had fled Tal Afar to refugee camps south of Mosul.
Tal Afar and the surrounding area are among the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared in Mosul, the country's second-largest city.
Iraqi forces have now seized control of most of the strategically significant city of Tal Afar from ISIS, the Iraqi Joint Military Command said Saturday.
The San Francisco company reported a $645 million loss for the second quarter, narrowing from $708 million in the first quarter. The company's adjusted net loss fell almost 14 percent to US$645 million from the same quarter past year , Uber confirmed.
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The committee reiterated Pakistan's commitment that it will not allow its soil to be used for violence against any other country. Pakistan estimates there have been 70,000 casualties in militant attacks, including 17,000 killed, since it joined the U.S.
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USA military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing
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Buhari Meets Leadership of APC, PDP
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