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Tal Afar


Iraq crisis: Strategic Iraq town Tal Afar, airport fall to Sunni militants

June 24, 2014 7:45 am

The town had previously been the largest in the northern province of Nineveh not to fall to militants.

Dozens killed as militants take most of key Iraq town

June 18, 2014 9:37 am

Qabalan said militants controlled most of Tal Afar and the surrounding area, adding there were pockets of resistance.

Sunni militants capture northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar

June 25, 2014 2:54 pm

Tal Afar Mayor Abdulal Abdoul said his town, 420 kilometers (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, was taken just before dawn.