Daesh Controls Less Than 10% of Iraqi Territory Defense Minister

Middle East
05:39 22.07.2016

The Daesh jihadist group, banned in a range of states including Russia, has lost control of over 30 percent of territory in Iraq, Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi said.

CAIRO (Sputnik) Daesh, a radical Sunni group, has captured vast areas in Iraq and Syria forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes. The group, notorious for its human rights abuses, has also claimed responsibility for a number of major terrorist attacks staged in different parts of the world.

Daesh now controls less than 10% of Iraqi territory where it once controlled 40%
Dr. Khalid Al-Obeidi (@khalid_alobeidi) July 21, 2016