Iraq PM orders more air support for embattled province

November 22, 2014 10:11 PM

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Saturday ordered more air support for the security forces and allied tribal fighters battling jihadists in the western province of Anbar.

He "ordered to provide extensive air support to Anbar, arm its sons, support and reinforce the armed forces in the province," a statement from his office said.

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