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Iraq: military offensive launched to regain Anbar

Iraq has announced the start of an offensive aimed at recapturing its western province of Anbar from the group calling itself Islamic State.

The region has been controlled by militants from the group since May.

”The military operations to liberate Anbar started at dawn today,” Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, the spokesperson for the Joint Operations Command said in a televised address. “Our armed forces along with al-Hashd al-Shaabi fighters, special forces, federal police and Anbar tribes-p…
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