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Iraqi Forces Use Fighter Jets Against Pro-al-Qaida Militants

There was heavy fighting Thursday between Iraqi forces and al-Qaida-linked militants who have seized control of parts of two major cities. The government used fighter jets and rockets against militants in Falluja and Ramadi. Casualty numbers are unclear. Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant stormed parts of Fallujah and Ramadi on Wednesday, barging into police stations, taking over military posts, and freeing prisoners. The pro-Sunni extremists are taking advantage...

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