Sporadic clashes continued on Tuesday in Mosul, even after Iraq's Prime Minister declared a "total victory" over the Daesh terrorist group in the city and at least one airstrike hit the Old City neighborhood that was the scene of the fierce battle's final days.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has congratulated top military officials for retaking the flash point city of Mosul from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. But he's yet to formally announce the full liberation of the city, Press TV's Altaf Ahmad reports from Mosul.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their “victory” over the Daesh terrorist group after eight months of urban warfare, bringing an end to three years of terrorists’ rule in the city.
Although Iran got off to a disappointing start to its campaign in 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League and suffered two defeats against Italy and Brazil, the Asian giant eventually turned things around when it came up victorious against Poland by three sets to one.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his emphatic victory in the French presidential election, expressing hope that the relations between the two countries would further deepen in line with their common interests.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said there is no "option except victory" in the country's civil war in an interview published on Thursday, saying the government could not reach "results" with opposition groups that attended recent peace talks.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party won a landslide victory in India's most important battleground state on Saturday, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.