After weeks of pitched fighting for control of Ramadi, government forces say they have retaken the city’s central administration complex from Islamic State, declaring a victory over the militants in Anbar’s provincial capital. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading
Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.
SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE, (REUTERS) – Broken and barren streets in the Yarmouk refugee camp just outside Damascus.
Amateur video, which can not be independently verified by Reuters, appears to show empty streets of the largely Palestinian enclave.