مقتدى الصدر: أقدم الشكر لرئيسي الجمهورية والوزراء للانفتاح على المحيط الدولي والإقليمي وبالأخص العربي
Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr arrives for a press conference following a meeting with leaders of the Popular Mobilisation Units supporting the government forces fighting against the Islamic State group's (IS) jihadists on October 18, 2016 in the holy city of Najaf.
Iraqi forces were making gains as tens of thousands of fighters advanced on Mosul in an unprecedented offensive to retake the city from the Islamic State group. Paramilitary forces known as the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) take part in fighting in the Mosul theatre. / AFP / Haidar HAMDANI (Photo credit should read HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)