Monday, December 28, 2015

Islamic State Ramadi stronghold retaken by Iraqi forces

It has been reported that Iraqi forces have retaken Islamic State Ramadi stronghold - a former government compound.

The government has been trying to retake Ramadi for weeks. The military spokesman, Sabah al-Numani, told Reuters: "The complex is under our complete control, there is no presence whatsoever of [IS] fighters in the complex.

It may be added that Ramadi, mainly Sunni Arab city, about 55 miles (90km) west of Baghdad, fell to IS in May, and was seen as an embarrassing defeat for the army.

Read more about it at: BBC
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