Iraqi PM orders more airstrikes, weapons for soldiers battling ISIS

November 23, 2014 10:22 AM

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Iraqi PM orders more airstrikes, weapons for soldiers battling ISIS

November 22, 2014: An Islamic State group fighter loads a mortar shell during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad. Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of the city of Ramadi seized by Islamic State group militants, an official and residents said. (AP Photo)

BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered more aerial support and weapons for fighters battling the Islamic State militant group in Anbar province as a curfew took effect Sunday in the provincial capital, Ramadi, amid intense clashes.

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