Monday 2 May 2016

Iraqi PM vows victory as Falluja assault looms

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki vowed to eradicate Al Qaeda in Iraq and predicted victory as his army prepared to launch a major assault against the Sunni Islamist militants who have taken over parts of the city of Falluja. Fi


Fuelled by Syria war, Al Qaeda bursts back to life in Iraq

* Al Qaeda seizes key districts of Ramadi, Falluja * Sunni tribes could be formidable adversary for al Qaeda * Syria's war spreading sectarianism around region Al Qaeda gunmen see


Iraqi army shells key city to flush out terrorists

The Iraqi army shelled the western city of Falluja with mortar bombs overnight to try to wrest back control from Sunni militants and tribesmen, killing at least eight people, tribal leaders and officials said on Saturday. Falluja

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