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WATCH: Iraqi Forces Start Offensive To Retake Fallujah

Video Iraq Says Towns Outside Falluja Retaken

Iraqi security forces captured several areas on the outskirts of Fallujah on the first day of an offensive aimed at wresting the strategic city from Islamic State militants, Iraqi military officials said on May 23. More

Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State on May 23.

Iraq Starts Op To Retake Fallujah From IS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has announced the launch of military operations to retake Fallujah from Islamic State (IS) militants. More

Iraq Launches Operation To Retake Fallujah From IS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has announced the launch of military operations to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants. More

WATCH: Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters who stormed into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone and entered at least one government building on May 20. Dozens of people incurred injuries from tear gas and live fire, witnesses said. (Reuters)

Casualties Rise From Baghdad Protest

At least two Iraqis have been killed and dozens of others injured in clashes between security forces and protesters in Baghdad. More

WATCH: Iraqi Security Forces Fire On Protesters In Baghdad's Green Zone (natural sound)

Video Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi security forces have fired tear gas and live bullets at protesters who stormed into Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone. More

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says there's been "slow and steady" progress in the international community's battle against the Islamic State militant group.
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Saudi Arabia's 'Islamic' Coalition: Spin Or Substance?

In December, Saudi Arabia announced the formation of a new military alliance of Islamic countries to fight terrorism. Months later, questions remain about the makeup and motives of the 34-country coalition.
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