Lessons from Falluja

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Iraqi forces find an Islamic State bomb factory as they continue to retake Falluja from militants, and prepare for a possible assault on Mosul.

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Offensives against Islamic State could displace 2.3 million Iraqis: U.N.

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Offensives against Islamic State could displace 2.3 million Iraqis: U.N.

Upcoming military offensives in Iraq against Islamic State, including an assault on the northern city of Mosul, could displace at least 2.3 million people, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said on Thursday.

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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

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Iraqi forces retake the center of Falluja from Islamic State, after weeks of heavy fighting supported by U.S. air strikes.

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Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

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Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

Iraqi forces on Friday entered the center of Falluja, the Iraqi city longest held by Islamic State, nearly four weeks after the start of a U.S.-backed offensive that cleared out the tens of thousands of residents still there.

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Iraqi forces take Falluja government building from Islamic State: state TV

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Iraqi forces take Falluja government building from Islamic State: state TV

Iraqi forces recaptured the municipal building in Falluja from Islamic State militants, the military said on Friday, nearly four weeks after the start of a U.S.-backed offensive to retake the city an hour's drive west of Baghdad.

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Iraqi forces attack Islamic State positions near Mosul

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Iraqi troops advance against Islamic State south of Mosul as the U.S.-led coalition intensifies its campaign against the militants on multiple fronts across their self-proclaimed caliphate.

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More than 22 killed, 70 wounded, in two bombings in Baghdad: police

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More than 22 killed, 70 wounded, in two bombings in Baghdad: police

More than 22 people were killed and 70 wounded in two separate bombings on Thursday in Baghdad, one targeting a commercial street and the other an army checkpoint, Iraqi police said.

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Islamic State loses ground on fronts in Syria, Iraq

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Islamic State loses ground on fronts in Syria, Iraq

Islamic State's far-flung enemies in Syria and Iraq pressed ahead on Wednesday with major advances on multiple fronts that have put some of the greatest pressure on the ultra-hardline Islamists since they declared their caliphate two years ago.

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Iraqi forces say making progress vs Islamic State inside Falluja

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Iraqi forces say making progress vs Islamic State inside Falluja

Iraqi forces said on Wednesday they had begun to make progress against Islamic State inside a built-up district of Falluja, the militants' stronghold to the west of Baghdad.

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U.S.-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes rift

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U.S.-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes rift

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters have surrounded the Islamic State-held city of Manbij from three sides as they press a major new offensive against the jihadists near the Turkish border, a spokesman for the fighters said on Monday.

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Fleeing Falluja civilians risk Euphrates crossing

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About a thousand families have reportedly crossed the Euphrates River near the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja to escape Islamic State militants as well as the violent government offensive that aims to push them out of the city.

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Iraq will probe abuses in Fallujah op: spokesman

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Iraq will probe abuses in Fallujah op: spokesman

The Iraqi government will investigate allegations of abuses by the security forces in the course of the operation to retake the jihadist-held city of Fallujah, a spokesman said on Sunday.

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Syrian army opens new front as Islamic State's many foes attack

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Syrian army opens new front as Islamic State's many foes attack

The Syrian army backed by Russian air strikes has opened a major new front against Islamic State, the third big assault on the self-proclaimed caliphate this week after Iraqi forces attempted to storm a city and a Syrian militia advanced with U.S. support.

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U.S. falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials say

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U.S. falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials say

A 17-month U.S. effort to retrain and reunify Iraq's regular army has failed to create a large number of effective Iraqi combat units or limit the power of sectarian militias, according to current and former U.S. military and civilian officials.

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Falluja is a 'tough nut to crack': Iraqi finance minister

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Falluja is a 'tough nut to crack': Iraqi finance minister

Islamic State is putting up a tough fight in Falluja and its recapture by the Iraqi army could take time, said Iraqi Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari.

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