Monday, March 2, 2015

Iraq launches attack to retake Tikrit from IS  de  fr  it

Iraq's armed forces, backed by Shia militia, attacked Islamic State strongholds north of Baghdad today. It is the start of an offensive to retake the city of Tikrit and the surrounding Sunni Muslim province of Salahuddin. The offensive is the biggest military operation in the province since the....

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Keywords: Iraq, Syria / Islamic State, UNESCO / militants, forces, baghdad, iraqi, mosul, city, tikrit

Start date: Saturday, February 28, 2015

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