It's 'Victory Over ISIS' Day in Iraq

Published December 12th, 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Iraq has marked a year since the country's victory against the Islamic State militants on December 10, 2018. The PM also vowed to continue fighting corruption, and solve other problems.

Adel Abdel Mahdi, Iraqi PM, stated on Monday during a celebration held at the defense ministry “the biggest victory against the forces of evil and terrorism.” 

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Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists.
AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP

A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

A member of the Iraqi security forces salutes onlookers as he parades in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. 
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

A member of the Iraqi security forces salutes onlookers as he parades in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, on December 10, 2018. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP

Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists.
AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
A member of the Iraqi security forces salutes onlookers as he parades in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. 
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists.
AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP
A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces take part in celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, on December 10, 2018. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
A member of the Iraqi security forces salutes onlookers as he parades in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. 
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
A member of the Iraqi security forces salutes onlookers as he parades in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, on December 10, 2018.
Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP
Members of the Iraqi security forces parade in the streets of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during celebrations marking the first anniversary of the country's victory over the Islamic State (IS) group, on December 10, 2018. Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP