Iraqi Army soldiers with new U.S.-made weapons. Photo: AP

Iraqi forces still several months away from being ready to mount assault to reclaim Mosul from Islamic State

The US-led coalition and the Iraqis are struggling to protect pockets of territory that have been recaptured from the militants to free up forces.

Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Iraqi Army soldiers with new U.S.-made weapons. Photo: AP
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