Shia militias approach IS-held Ramadi

Shia militias backed by Iran assemble near the Iraqi city of Ramadi as plans are made to recapture it from Islamic State militants.

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Turkish authorities have detained and then deported a French national who arrived in the country seeking to join jihadists in Syria, an official said on May

White House Calls ISIS Seizure Of Ramadi "A Setback"

Iraq is sending military reinforcements to the city of Ramadi, a day after Islamic State (IS) militants seized key buildings there.

White House Calls ISIS Seizure Of Ramadi "A Setback"

will continue with airstrikes "until Ramadi's retaken" from ISIS, White House spokesman Eric Schultz said Monday.

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