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Baghdad: The special forces of Iraq on Monday began a ground assault on Fallujah city as a part of an offensive carried out a week ago to retake the city from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “We are at the entrance of the city but, not inside yet. They (ISIS fighters) are constantly …

Baghdad: The commander of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was among 70 militants who had been killed in coalition air strikes in the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah, said the United States military. “More than 20 strikes have been carried out in last four days to destroy the terror-group’s positions in the Iraqi city,” …

Baghdad: The United Nation (UN) on Tuesday said it feared for the security of almost 10,000 families trapped in Fallujah – Iraqi province of Al Anbar – as the forces of Iraq pressed in to retake the city from ISIS. Ferocious combating has shrouded Fallujah since the military of Iraq on Monday took out an …

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi took to live television on Monday to announce the beginning of an operation for recapturing the city of Fallujah – the Iraqi province of Al Anbar – from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “The security forces of Iraq would provide safe passage for civilians to leave …