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Members of the Iraqi special forces Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) advance in Mosul's eastern al-Karamah neighbourhood on January 2, 2017, during an ongoing military operation against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. 
Iraqi forces advanced after declaring a new phase in their offensive on eastern Mosul, stepping up efforts to reclaim the Islamic State group's last major stronghold in the country. / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the Iraqi special forces Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) advance in Mosul's eastern al-Karamah neighbourhood on January 2, 2017, during an ongoing military operation against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. 
Iraqi forces advanced after declaring a new phase in their offensive on eastern Mosul, stepping up efforts to reclaim the Islamic State group's last major stronghold in the country. / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

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