ISIS launch major assault on Ramadi

ISIS launch major assault on Ramadi

Barack Hussein Obama built this!!

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BAGHDAD/ISTANBUL: The Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS launched a major attack on the Iraqi city of Ramadi Friday, attempting to seize one of the last urban pockets under government control in troubled Anbar province.

The attack came as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Istanbul for a three-day visit that will focus on confronting the extremist group and reconciling Washington and Ankara’s differing views over how to approach the conflict in Syria, where ISIS also holds territory.

Parts of the Anbar capital Ramadi and all of Fallujah to its east fell to anti-government forces in January.

“ISIS launched a surprise attack from four directions – north, west, east and south of Ramadi,” a police first lieutenant in the city told AFP by telephone.

“A series of mortar attacks have targeted areas inside the city, including provincial council buildings and a police post,” the officer added.

Police Capt. Qusay al-Dulaimi…

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