Shi’ite militias, Iraqi security forces and pro-government Sunni tribal fighters launched a counter-offensive on Saturday against the insurgents.
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Iraq government has asked the Shiite militias to intervene in Ramadi as they led a successful campaign to remove IS from Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit.
Iraq’s Shiite militias have vowed to dislodge Islamic State extremists from Ramadi.
Islamic State seized control of Ramadi despite the support of US-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.
Iraqi security forces lost 15 members in a suicide car bomb attack in Ramadi held by the Islamic State.
IS militants captured parts of Ramadi and then went to attack provincial military headquarters.
Police say another car bomb killed three civilians and wounded eight at an outdoor market in Taji.
Some officials on condition of anonymity said 63 were killed while more than 200 inmates escaped.
A suicide car bomber attacked the al-Zahraa mosque as worshippers were leaving after the Friday sermon.
The family members of 39 hapless Indians had been protesting at Jantar Mantar for the past few days.
The hotel has 262 rooms, two restaurants, two ballrooms and a gymnasium, among other facilities, the report said.
If Iraqi forces hope to eventually take back Mosul, they have to secure Beiji — the scene of stubborn fighting for months.
An Islamic State planted car bomb killed 19 in Iraq, including 2 traffic policemen in an attack focused on Shiite militia.
Canada PM Harper pledged to continue support to fight the Islamic State as bombings across Iraq killed at least 30 people.