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Iraq forces take ISIS last positions in Fallujah

Iraqi forces took the Islamic State group’s last positions in the city of Fallujah Sunday, establishing full control over one of the jihadists’ most emblematic bastions after a month-long operation. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi had already declared victory on June 17 after ISIS defences collapsed, with Iraqi forces facing only[…]

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Iraqi troops die in ISIL attacks

Reports say at least 130 Iraqi soldiers have been killed in a series of attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group near the city of Fallujah in Anbar province. The first attack happened at dawn on Wednesday when 10 suicide bombers belonging to ISIL, also known[…]

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Iraqi forces face tough ISIL resistance

Iraqi forces are facing tough resistance on the outskirts of Fallujah, as they attempt to retake the key city held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) armed group. Lieutenant-General Abdelwahab al-Saadi, the commander of the operation, said ISIL (also known as ISIS) fighters launched a fierce[…]

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