ISIS is finally defeated in Mosul.It took three years for that.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi formally declared victory over IS in the city on 10 July.
He waved a national flag with troops after announcing the "collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood".
Only hours earlier, clashes were still being reported in a small part of Old City, where a few dozen IS militants were still holding out.
IS forces were pushed back into the Old City, which is a densely built-up area interconnected by small alleyways, after being encircled by pro-Iraqi government forces in the western half of Mosul.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians have fled the city, much of which has sustained heavy damage during the eight-month offensive.
Their capital city in Syria,Raqqa,is also surrounded and they will lose it soon hopefully. Soon their coventional forces in Syria and Iraq will be defeated. But they will continue with classic terrorism(car bombs,suicide attacks)in both Middle East and around the world. But it is still an importand milestone in defeating them.