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Iraq’s Shiite Militiamen Stir Unease in Sunni Falluja

By Stephen Kalin FALLUJA, Iraq, July 4 – A highway overpass in central Falluja, from which Daesh militants hanged a captured Iraqi soldier last year, bears the marks of the city’s latest victors, including a slogan scrawled in green spray paint: “The state of (Imam) Hussein remains.” The overtly Shi’ite Muslim phrase, which appears to mimic Daesh’s

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Iraq ‘n’ Roll: How Ramadi Was Won

They passed a big test in  Anbar, ousting Daesh from the provincial capital, but Baghdad’s security forces have a long way to go By Jane Arraf Almost a month after Iraqi special forces reclaimed Ramadi from Daesh, Iraqi troops are still patrolling the streets and clearing booby-trapped buildings. “Real estate office” reads a hand-lettered metal

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