A year after Fallujah's fall, Islamic State group still rules Iraqi city with an iron fist

January 18, 2015 11:45 AM

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A year after Fallujah's fall, Islamic State group still rules Iraqi city with an iron fist

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Islamic state fighters patrol in a commandeered police truck as it drives past burning police vehicles in front of the main provincial government building in Fallujah, Iraq. The city, the first to fall to the Sunni extremists in January 2014, exemplifies the lack of progress in Iraq’s U.S.-backed against the Islamic State group, which holds a third of the country. A year later, the extremists still rule Fallujah with an iron fist despite the U.S.-led air campaign launched in August. (AP Photo, File) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, an Islamic State fighter stands guard after setting fire to an Iraqi police truck in front of the provincial government headquarters in Fallujah, Iraq. The city, the first to fall to the Sunni extremists in January 2014, exemplifies the lack of progress in Ir...

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