Militants take another Iraqi town

June 22, 2014 1:28 PM

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Sunni militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province, the fourth to fall in two days, in what is shaping up to be a major offensive in one of Iraq's most restive regions.

Iran's supreme leader meanwhile came out forcefully against any US intervention in Iraq, accusing Washington of fomenting the unrest and appearing to quash recent speculation that the two rivals might cooperate in addressing the shared threat posed by the advance of Islamic extremists.

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