Arab women and children from Khir Barden and Qudila villages wait in a sports court outside a building housing displaced civilians, in Makhmour, east of Mosul, Iraq, Monday March 28, 2016. The Iraqi military backed by U.S.-led coalition aircraft on Thursday launched a long-awaited operation to recapture the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, a military spokesman said. Despite Thursday’s announcement, the number of Iraqi troops needed to carry out the operation to retake Mosul, nearly two years after it fell to IS, is not yet in place and training efforts by the U.S.-led coalition are still ongoing. (AP Photo/Alice Martins)

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