A portrait of Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani is seen in the city of Najaf on July 11, 2017 as Iraqis take to the streets to celebrate a day after the government's announcement of the "liberation" of the embattled city of Mosul. 
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared Mosul finally retaken on July 10, as his forces fought to recapture a last sliver of territory still held by the jihadists in the Old City on the west bank of the Tigris River. / AFP PHOTO / Haidar HAMDANI
A portrait of Iraq's Ayatollah Ali Al Sistani on a street. Photo: AFP

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