Iraq recaptures most of Fallujah from Islamic State

Jun 18, 2016

Iraq recaptures most of Fallujah from Islamic State

Iraqi special forces swept into Fallujah on Friday, recapturing most of the city as the Islamic State group’s grip crumbled after weeks of fighting. Thousands of trapped residents took advantage of the militants’ retreat to flee, some swimming across the Euphrates River to safety. ...

Iraqi special forces enter center of IS-held Fallujah

Jun 17, 2016

Iraqi special forces enter center of IS-held Fallujah

Iraqi special forces entered the center of Fallujah city early Friday, taking over a government complex and a neighborhood that served as a base for the Islamic State group militants after intense fighting, a commander said. Commander Brig. Haidar al-Obeidi, of the special forces, ...