Iraqi counterterrorism soldiers raise an Iraqi flag on the ruins of a building near the provincial council headquarters in Ramadi in this December 27 photo, during the offensive that freed the Iraqi city from nearly a year of rule by the Islamic State group. Photo: APIraqi counterterrorism soldiers raise an Iraqi flag on the ruins of a building near the provincial council headquarters in Ramadi in this December 27 photo, during the offensive that freed the Iraqi city from nearly a year of rule by the Islamic State group. Photo: AP
Iraqi counterterrorism soldiers raise an Iraqi flag on the ruins of a building near the provincial council headquarters in Ramadi in this December 27 photo, during the offensive that freed the Iraqi city from nearly a year of rule by the Islamic State group. Photo: AP

Islamic State ‘caliphate’ is fast shrinking, with Iraqi territory almost halved, says Pentagon

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Iraqi counterterrorism soldiers raise an Iraqi flag on the ruins of a building near the provincial council headquarters in Ramadi in this December 27 photo, during the offensive that freed the Iraqi city from nearly a year of rule by the Islamic State group. Photo: APIraqi counterterrorism soldiers raise an Iraqi flag on the ruins of a building near the provincial council headquarters in Ramadi in this December 27 photo, during the offensive that freed the Iraqi city from nearly a year of rule by the Islamic State group. Photo: AP
Iraqi counterterrorism soldiers raise an Iraqi flag on the ruins of a building near the provincial council headquarters in Ramadi in this December 27 photo, during the offensive that freed the Iraqi city from nearly a year of rule by the Islamic State group. Photo: AP
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