Shia militias backed by Iran assemble near the Iraqi city of Ramadi as plans are made to recapture it from Islamic State militants.
Ramadi battle: IS prepares to defend seized Iraqi city IS areas of influence, August 2014 to April 2015
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Iraq is sending military reinforcements to the city of Ramadi, a day after Islamic State (IS) militants seized key buildings there.
will continue with airstrikes "until Ramadi's retaken" from ISIS, White House spokesman Eric Schultz said Monday.
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