Iraqi leader: ISIS stronghold of Al-Qaim taken in record time

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November 4, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Baghdad, Iraq – Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced that the liberation of ISIS-held Al-Qaim city in western Anbar was taken in record time.

“The commander in-chief of armed forces Haidar al-Abadi congratulates Iraqis on liberation of Qaim in record time,” a brief statement by Abadi’s office said on Friday.

This came after Abadi promised on Tuesday that the liberation of Qaim would only take a “few days”.

The Joint Operations Command’s War Media Cell announced the liberation of Qaim earlier on Friday.

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