The Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on November 17 that the Iraqi forces captured Rawa town from Islamic State in “record time”.
The Iraqi forces raised the flag above the government building in Rawa and worked to secure the border with Syria.
Rawa was the last town held by Islamic State in Iraq.
This video was shared by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense and is described as showing forces capturing Rawa. Credit: Iraqi Ministry of Defense via Storyful