Iraq announces launch of operation to drive IS from Anbar

BAGHDAD – Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a military operation to drive the Islamic State group out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month.

Iraqi state TV declared the start of the operation, in which troops will be backed by Shiite and Sunni paramilitary forces, but did not provide further details.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4661407,00.html

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