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Salon.com
We bomb, we murder, we terrorize: The U.S. Air Force produces only human sufferingIraqi forces do retake the city, they may inherit little more than bodies and r
We bomb, we murder, we terrorize: The U.S. Air Force produces only human suffering
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Iraqi forces do retake the city, they may inherit little more than bodies and rubble, as they did in taking the city of Ramadi last December. About Ramadi, Patrick Cockburn noted last month that “more than 70% of its buildings are in ruins and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Next Fallujah push called hardestthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Next Fallujah push called hardest
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. ‘‘Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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Orange County Register
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. “Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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FOX News
Iraqi forces focus on ISIS militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on ISIS militants in north and west Fallujah
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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The Signal
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujahthe provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing l
Iraqi forces focus on militants in north and west Fallujah
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
the provincial police captain, said the fighting on these streets was nothing like what he saw earlier this year in Ramadi, where hundreds of homemade bombs made progress painfully slow. "Daesh believed this city was like a capital for... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Down, but not yet outyoung special-forces fighter, already a veteran of three big battles. Fallujah
Down, but not yet out
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
young special-forces fighter, already a veteran of three big battles. Fallujah appears to have been damaged far less than Ramadi, the provincial capital, was during a much longer battle earlier this year. In neighbourhoods cleared by special... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Islamic State is still in Fallujah. But the clean-up starts nowyoung special-forces fighter, already a veteran of three big battles. Fallujah
Islamic State is still in Fallujah. But the clean-up starts now
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
young special-forces fighter, already a veteran of three big battles. Fallujah appears to have been damaged far less than Ramadi, the provincial capital, was during a much longer battle earlier this year. In neighbourhoods cleared by special... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq: The battle for Fallujah shows the US needs Iranwas that if the militias were held back, the US would increase the tempo of its
Iraq: The battle for Fallujah shows the US needs Iran
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
was that if the militias were held back, the US would increase the tempo of its air strikes, as it did in the battle for Ramadi in December 2015. In both cases, US air power was contingent on sidelining the Shia militias. In Washington's view,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Iraq's flawed liberation of FallujahThese headlines from 10 years ago could easily appear today. As a battalion com
Iraq's flawed liberation of Fallujah
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
These headlines from 10 years ago could easily appear today. As a battalion commander in Anbar's provincial capital of Ramadi at the beginning of what would become known as the Anbar Awakening, I was on the front lines of the last fight against... Read more
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Aljazeera
US: Iraqi forces control one-third of Fallujahcompound in the city centre. The progress by government forces in the Fallujah
US: Iraqi forces control one-third of Fallujah
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
compound in the city centre. The progress by government forces in the Fallujah comes months after they recaptured Ramadi, the other major city in the Sunni-dominated Anbar province. The Iraqi army declared Ramadi liberated in late... Read more
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DW
'IS' is far from vanquished |driven from Fallujah within the coming days or weeks. The Islamists were alread
'IS' is far from vanquished |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
driven from Fallujah within the coming days or weeks. The Islamists were already driven from two other cities - Tikrit and Ramadi - a few months ago. Areas under "IS" control in neighboring Syria and Libya are also coming under increased pressure... Read more
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The Christian Post
California Group Suing Banks Funding ISIS' Genocide of ChristiansDisplaced Sunni people, who fled the violence in the city of Ramadi, arrive at
California Group Suing Banks Funding ISIS' Genocide of Christians
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Displaced Sunni people, who fled the violence in the city of Ramadi, arrive at the outskirts of Baghdad, May 19, 2015. Iraqi security forces on Tuesday deployed tanks and artillery around Ramadi to confront Islamic State fighters who have captured... Read more
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The Star
Battle for Falluja will end in western district, says Iraqi commanderround of fighting, though, seems to have taken a lighter toll than previous cam
Battle for Falluja will end in western district, says Iraqi commander
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
round of fighting, though, seems to have taken a lighter toll than previous campaigns, including the battle to retake Ramadi, the city 50 km (30 miles) further west recaptured six months ago. Falluja has incurred fewer air strikes and Iraqi... Read more
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Reuters
Battle for Falluja will end in western district, says Iraqi commanderround of fighting, though, seems to have taken a lighter toll than previous cam
Battle for Falluja will end in western district, says Iraqi commander
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
round of fighting, though, seems to have taken a lighter toll than previous campaigns, including the battle to retake Ramadi, the city 50 km (30 miles) further west recaptured six months ago. Falluja has incurred fewer air strikes and Iraqi... Read more
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Swissinfo
Battle for Falluja will end in western district, says Iraqi commanderround of fighting, though, seems to have taken a lighter toll than previous cam
Battle for Falluja will end in western district, says Iraqi commander
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
round of fighting, though, seems to have taken a lighter toll than previous campaigns, including the battle to retake Ramadi, the city 50 km (30 miles) further west recaptured six months ago. Falluja has incurred fewer air strikes and Iraqi... Read more
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Business Insider
ISIS is suffering a 'humiliating defeat'factors it appeared that Baghdad's forces would have a tough time breaking IS's
ISIS is suffering a 'humiliating defeat'
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
factors it appeared that Baghdad's forces would have a tough time breaking IS's defenses as it did in previous battles like Ramadi, although the outcome was never in doubt. What happened instead was when the tough outer shell of the insurgent's ring... Read more
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Roll Call
Frustrated Obama Fights Courts, Congress, ISIS, Putin (ISIS, and weeks after the White House denied Obama was considering changing his
Frustrated Obama Fights Courts, Congress, ISIS, Putin (
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
ISIS, and weeks after the White House denied Obama was considering changing his strategy after the fall of the city of Ramadi. The broader strategy still seems set, with Iraqis taking the lead. But Obama seemed to suggest more Americans might... Read more
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BBC News
Fight to drive 'IS' from Iraq far from overon their enemy. Over the past 90 days, they have been retaking territory almos
Fight to drive 'IS' from Iraq far from over
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
on their enemy. Over the past 90 days, they have been retaking territory almost as fast as they lost it. The recapture of Ramadi took eight weeks, the city of Hit eight days, and Rutba just eight hours. We watched the Iraqi army's quick-reaction... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Iraq faces humanitarian disaster after Fallujah breakthroughdo, with hundreds of IS fighters still holed up in the city's northern neighbou
Iraq faces humanitarian disaster after Fallujah breakthrough
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
do, with hundreds of IS fighters still holed up in the city's northern neighbourhoods. Abadi announced the liberation of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar, in December but the area was not brought under control until February. Sporadic IS attacks... Read more
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CNN
US Navy's newest stealth destroyer christenedsecond Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer, named in tribute of Monsoor, who
US Navy's newest stealth destroyer christened
CNN / Posted 6 days ago
second Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer, named in tribute of Monsoor, who was killed in 2006 during the Battle for Ramadi when he leaped on a grenade to protect his comrades. President George W. Bush posthumously awarded Monsoor the Medal... Read more
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BBC News
IS conflict: Iraq's Falluja remains a battlegroundsiege by government forces. The assault has been swift compared with previous
IS conflict: Iraq's Falluja remains a battleground
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
siege by government forces. The assault has been swift compared with previous operations to retake key cities like Ramadi, Rutba and Tikrit. The Iraqi commander leading the Falluja operation, Gen Abdel Wahab al-Saadi, explained how his... Read more
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EuroNews
Humanitarian situation deteriorates in Falluja, Iraqmost probably trigger additional conflicts and additional displacements. Hamee
Humanitarian situation deteriorates in Falluja, Iraq
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
most probably trigger additional conflicts and additional displacements. Hameed Khalaf Ahmed is 64 years old. He is from Ramadi, north of Baghdad. He left his birthplace to seek refuge in Baghdad when ISIL took over. He is one of over 3.2 million... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Veteran finds reason to live through sportsexplosive device blew off his right leg and some fingers in 2006 while he was o
Veteran finds reason to live through sports
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
explosive device blew off his right leg and some fingers in 2006 while he was on foot patrol in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, and his left leg was later amputated, Major wondered if he’d ever play sports again. Now using a wheelchair, Major... Read more
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Everett Herald
ISIS gets a black eye in battle for Fallujahthe number at 68,000.They join hundreds of thousands displaced from other areas
ISIS gets a black eye in battle for Fallujah
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
the number at 68,000.They join hundreds of thousands displaced from other areas of Anbar, including the provincial capital, Ramadi, which was recaptured at the end of last year. Most have not been allowed to return home, because large areas of the... Read more
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SKY News
Fallujah 'Returns To The Embrace Of The Nation'an existing refugee problem: Iraq is already host to around 300,000 Syrian refu
Fallujah 'Returns To The Embrace Of The Nation'
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
an existing refugee problem: Iraq is already host to around 300,000 Syrian refugees who have escaped from the war there. Anbar's capital Ramadi was retaken by Iraqi forces in December. Iraq's second-largest city of Mosul is still under IS con... Read more
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Rappler
Iraq forces hunt ISIS in Fallujah and eye Mosulneighborhoods for pockets of ISIS fighters and explosive devices, he said. Aba
Iraq forces hunt ISIS in Fallujah and eye Mosul
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
neighborhoods for pockets of ISIS fighters and explosive devices, he said. Abadi announced the recapture of the city of Ramadi, Anbar's provincial capital, in December but the security forces only established full control over the city in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Iraq forces hunt IS in Fallujah and eye Mosulneighbourhoods for pockets of IS fighters and explosive devices, he said. Abad
Iraq forces hunt IS in Fallujah and eye Mosul
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
neighbourhoods for pockets of IS fighters and explosive devices, he said. Abadi announced the recapture of the city of Ramadi, Anbar's provincial capital, in December but the security forces only established full control over the city in... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Navy christens new Zumwalt destroyernamed for Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael Monsoor. A native of Long Bea
Navy christens new Zumwalt destroyer
WMTW Portland / Posted 7 days ago
named for Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael Monsoor. A native of Long Beach, California, Monsoor was deployed to Ar Ramadi, Iraq, as part of Team 3 Delta Platoon. In September 2006, while working with his SEAL team and Iraqi army forces, an... Read more
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The Columbian
Iraqi troops retake Fallujahnumber at 68,000. They join hundreds of thousands displaced from other areas o
Iraqi troops retake Fallujah
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
number at 68,000. They join hundreds of thousands displaced from other areas of Anbar, including the provincial capital, Ramadi, which was recaptured at the end of last year. Most have not been allowed to return home, because large areas of the... Read more
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express
ISIS on the brink? Iraqi forces wrestle major city back from terror group’s controlneeds immediate funding to avoid a completely avoidable disaster on our watch.”
ISIS on the brink? Iraqi forces wrestle major city back from terror group’s control
express / Posted 8 days ago
needs immediate funding to avoid a completely avoidable disaster on our watch.” It is the second time the barbaric terror group has lost a city this year, after forces took back the largely destroyed city of Ramadi in January.Relat... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Iraq says most of Fallujah retaken from IS militantsgovernment forces flashes the "V" for victory sign on June 16, 2016 after recap
Iraq says most of Fallujah retaken from IS militants
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
government forces flashes the "V" for victory sign on June 16, 2016 after recapturing the town of Zankura, northwest of Ramadi in Anbar province, from the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, after IS fighters attacked positions in the area,... Read more
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ABC News
Iraqi Troops Push Into Center of Fallujah in Fight Against ISISfrom ISIS fighters. Garver said seizing a foothold inside the city fit the patt
Iraqi Troops Push Into Center of Fallujah in Fight Against ISIS
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
from ISIS fighters. Garver said seizing a foothold inside the city fit the pattern shown by the Iraqi military in Ramadi and other offensives. "We've seen the Iraqis like to push towards the center, seize the center and then fight... Read more
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USA Today
Why driving Islamic State from Fallujah is critical to Iraq and U.S.Islamic State, and a victory there would bolster the confidence of the U.S.-bac
Why driving Islamic State from Fallujah is critical to Iraq and U.S.
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Islamic State, and a victory there would bolster the confidence of the U.S.-backed Iraqi forces. In December, they cleared Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, hailed as a major victory for Iraq's government. Countrywide, the Islamic State has... Read more
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FOX News
Iraqi forces seize government building in the heart of Fallujahthe military operation against Fallujah began in late May, according to the Uni
Iraqi forces seize government building in the heart of Fallujah
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
the military operation against Fallujah began in late May, according to the United Nations. The Iraqi operation to retake Ramadi left that city largely in ruins. The city once was home to nearly half a million people, but the violence forced most... Read more
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USA Today
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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11 News Houston
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
11 News Houston / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISILthe city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive t
Iraqi forces seize center of Fallujah from ISIL
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
the city center gives momentum to Iraqi forces and could hasten the offensive to liberate the entire city. “What we saw in Ramadi was once they got into the center of the city, things sped up in the clearing operation,” Army Col. Chris Garver, a... Read more
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