2016 could be a defining year for Iraq as its security forces fight to push Daesh out of its last strongholds.

A member of the Iraqi security forces fires artillery during clashes with Daesh near Fallujah, Iraq
A member of the Iraqi security forces fires artillery during clashes with Daesh near Fallujah, Iraq

2016 could be a defining year for Iraq, as its security forces fight to push Daesh out of its last strongholds.

From Fallujah to Mosul, the terror group are retreating.

But Daesh isn't the only challenge Iraq is struggling with.

TRT World's Nicole Johnston looks back at a what could be a defining year for Iraq.

Source: TRT World