May 18, 2015

LAFAYETTE, WE ARE HERE!:

Shiite militias converge to take back Ramadi (Deutsche-Welle, 5/18/15)

Al-Abadi's government saw its biggest defeat in 2015 last week, as Ramadi in the Western province of Anbar became the first major city to fall to "Islamic State" (IS) militants since last summer.

"Now that the Hashid has received the order to march forward, they will definitely take part," Ali al-Sarai, a member of the Hashid Shaabi's media wing, said to Reuters news agency, adding that he could not give more details due to security concerns.

Posted by at May 18, 2015 7:36 PM
  

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