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A city of central Iraq on the Euphrates River west of Fallujah. The capital of Al Anbar, Ramadi was a focus of the insurgency against US forces in the Iraq War.
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BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A force of the army found nine plants of booby-trapping and manufacturing rockets in Ramadi island north of the city of Ramadi.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Anbar Police Brigadier General Hadi Zarij announced that Iraq's joint military forces have seized ISIL's arms and ammunition depot in a region to the West of the city of Ramadi.
Islamic State group militants reportedly attacked an Iraqi base in Ramadi on Friday, just days after national troops announced they had liberated the city from the extremists' control.
BAGHDAD, Dec 28 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Monday celebrated liberation of Ramadi city from the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), promising to free Mosul and the whole country from the militant group in 2016.
The Iraqi army announced it has regained control of a governmental complex in the city of Ramadi, the capital of Al-Anbar province, defeating "Islamic State" (IS) forces that had captured the city during the summer.
Iraqi military planes dropped leaflets Dec 20 on Ramadi, asking residents to leave within 72 hours the western city, which is under the control of Daesh (ISIS) militants, an army spokesman said.
Baghdad: Iraqi forces closed in on Ramadi Tuesday and launched an operation aimed at cutting off the militants in Anbar province before a major offensive to retake the city.
BAy[currency]DAT (CyHAN)- Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi said that Iraqi forces could recapture the city of Ramadi, seized earlier by the Islamic State (ISIL) militant group, soon.
press photo The Kurdish Globe About 3,000 militia members in Iraq have begun moving against the Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.
Despite the fall of Ramadi and Palmyra, the Iraqi government still controls vital military infrastructure
Summary: The capture of Ramadi last weekend by ISIS fighters is a significant setback for U.S.
ISLAMIC State fanatics have captured the strategic city of Ramadi in Iraq.