* Clashes in Falluja day after government declared victory (Adds Abadi statement, coalition spokesman comments)
TIKRIT/FALLUJA, Iraq, June 18 Iraqi forces opened a second front on Saturday in preparation for an assault on the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, a day after government troops declared victory over the militants in Falluja.
17:28 Pentagon delivers draft plan to defeat Islamic State to White House11
03:36 H.R. McMaster Breaks With Administration on Views of Islam13
14:07 Iraqi jets strike Islamic State in Syria for first time as troops advance in Mosul20
13:41 In Syria, car bomb kills scores in area recaptured from Islamic State19