Al Jazeera: ISIL now controls 'less than seven percent of Iraq'
ISIL's reach peaked in 2014 when it controlled almost 40 percent of the country.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group now controls less than seven percent of Iraq, down from the 40 percent it held nearly three years ago, an Iraqi military spokesman has said.
Iraqi forces backed by US-led air strikes and other support are now battling ISIL inside second city of Mosul, after retaking much of the other territory the group had seized.
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