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Tuesday, January 26, 2021



Turning point Ramadi?

January 02, 2016 12:06 am

It’s a major blow to the IS. But the Iraqi government faces bigger challenges.

Aerial footage shot from helicopter shows Iraqi army pounding IS targets

June 25, 2020 7:26 pm

The aerial video shot from a helicopter shows Iraqi army firing missiles and heavy artillery on IS positions in Hawija city.

IS militants, booby-trapped houses in Iraq's Ramadi to delay civilians' return

December 31, 2015 12:22 pm

Much of the centre of the Anbar provincial capital still needs to be cleared of explosives laid by the jihadist insurgents who had seized the city in May, the coalition said.

Video shows heavy gunfight with IS before Iraqi army takes over Ramadi

July 04, 2020 12:39 pm

In the video, Iraqi forces are shown moving into Ramadi with all guns blazing.

Calm prevails after Iraq troops routed Islamic State from Ramadi center

June 25, 2020 7:32 pm

Ramadi fell to IS in May, marking a major setback for Iraqi forces and the US-led campaign.

US hails ouster of ISIS from Ramadi by Iraqi forces

December 29, 2015 10:08 am

Iraq had yesterday declared that it had liberated Ramadi and was conducting combing operations in the area to check for bombs or booby traps left behind by ISIS fighters.

Iraqi army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi

December 28, 2015 11:23 am

The capture of Ramadi, capital of mainly Sunni-Muslim Anbar province in the Euphrates River valley west of the capital, deprives Islamic State militants of their biggest prize of 2015.

Iraqi troops close in on last Islamic State foothold in Ramadi

December 26, 2015 4:13 pm

Recapturing Ramadi, which fell to the militants in May, would be one of the most important victories achieved by Iraq's armed forces since Islamic State swept across a third of the country in 2014.

Iraqis eye next steps in Ramadi as Islamic State claims Baghdad bombing

December 09, 2015 8:59 pm

Iraqi troops' advances on Tuesday were the most significant incursion into Ramadi since the city fell to IS in May.

An uphill fight

May 28, 2015 12:24 am

The anti-IS strategy is coming up short. It will need greater coherence and coordination.