Iraqi government launches military operation to recapture towns

By REUTERS
October 26, 2017 06:34
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The Iraqi government launched an offensive early on Thursday to recapture from Islamic State the western Iraqi towns of Rawa and al-Qaim close to the Syrian border, al-Arabiya television reported.

According to al-Arabiya the offensive was launched from three sides and both the international coalition and the Sunni tribes were assisting the joint operations forces in the attack.


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