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US Envoy: Islamic State on Defensive, Leaders 'Nervous'

The U.S. envoy for the coalition fighting the Islamic State group says the military push to recapture the northern Iraqi city of Mosul is progressing and that the militants are increasingly on the defensive. "We are doing precision strikes in Mosul almost every day," Brett McGurk said Sunday during a visit to Jordan. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city and has been under Islamic State control since the militants swept through the region in mid-2014. The U.S.-led coalition...

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