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#Fallujah

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State has lost control of Fallujah, and it's a massive deal CALIPHATE

Islamic State has lost control of Fallujah, and it's a massive deal

Iraqi forces have today raised a flag over Fallujah, bringing a breakthrough in a four-week offensive.

From TheJournal.ie Elite Iraqi army unit battles to re-take key Islamic State stronghold Urban Warfare

Elite Iraqi army unit battles to re-take key Islamic State stronghold

50,000 civilians are thought to be trapped in the city of Fallujah.

From TheJournal.ie US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader Fallujah

US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader

Maher Al-Bilawi was the IS commander in Fallujah.

From TheJournal.ie Iraq is about to go all out to reclaim a major chunk of IS territory Fallujah

Iraq is about to go all out to reclaim a major chunk of IS territory

A major operation is set to begin in Fallujah, a region that has been in Islamic State hands since 2014.

From TheJournal.ie People in Islamic State controlled city forced to eat "soups made from grass" Fallujah

People in Islamic State controlled city forced to eat "soups made from grass"

Human Rights Watch has called for Iraq to allow aid to reach starving residents of the city.

From TheJournal.ie Militants seize Iraq's second largest city, as troops throw away uniforms and abandon posts Mosul

Militants seize Iraq's second largest city, as troops throw away uniforms and abandon posts

The militant groups have launched a series of major operations in Iraq in recent days, killing scores of people and highlighting the weakness of the country’s security forces.

From TheJournal.ie Military investigating photos of US Marines burning bodies Military Investigation

Military investigating photos of US Marines burning bodies

The photos were released yesterday and show what’s believed to be Iraqi insurgents being burned.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi PM urges residents of Fallujah to expel militants to avoid "major attack" Iraq

Iraqi PM urges residents of Fallujah to expel militants to avoid "major attack"

Security forces in Iraq plan to retake the city, which fell to rebel forces a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie Woman caught planting bomb near Iraqi primary school Iraq

Woman caught planting bomb near Iraqi primary school

The attempted bombing came a day after suicide bombers attacked a primary school and a nearby police station in northern Iraq, killing 18 people, including 10 children.

From TheJournal.ie Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq Iraq

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq

Sectarian violence erupted three days ago when demonstrations were held in Sunni areas over their treatment by the Shiite-majority authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi MP and six others killed in suicide bomb attack Iraq

Iraqi MP and six others killed in suicide bomb attack

The death of Ayfan Saadun al-Essawi comes just two days after the country’s finance minister escaped an apparent assassination attempt.

From TheJournal.ie Disguised suicide bomber targets Iraq mosque Iraq

Disguised suicide bomber targets Iraq mosque

Three killed in suicide bomb attack in Fallujah, Iraq, today.