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The terrorist organization has in Iraq so far known only the village of Rawa. That is, like al-Qaim, on the Euphrates River in the border with Syria. Baghdad announced at the end of October to launch an offensive to get both hands back.
IS, which once had an area with millions of inhabitants, military has almost been eliminated in Iraq and Syria. Officials fear that the remaining jihadists go underground. They can then perform guerrilla attacks without having to defend territory.