Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says his country's "next battle" is to retake the western province of Anbar from Daesh (ISIS).
"Our next stand and battle will be here in the land of Anbar to completely liberate it," Abadi said on Wednesday from a base in the province west of Baghdad.
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