Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years



Displaced Iraqi girls who fled their homes pose as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr, in Mosul, Iraq June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
by Loaa Adel Jun 25, 2017, 5:12 pm
(Reuters) People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the remaining area would soon be over.

http://www.iraqinews.com/features/mosul-celebrates-first-eid-without-islamic-state-years/

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