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Maliki Calls on Local Tribes to Fight Iraq Militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday that his forces are willing to refrain from attacking the Anbar Province strongholds of Fallujah and Ramadi, now in the hands of Islamic militants, so long as the local tribes fight them.  He is urging the Islamist fighters to surrender.  Iraqi media predicted Tuesday that the army was preparing to invade Fallujah. Maliki urged Sunni tribal leaders in Anbar province to “come to their senses and take the right side” in the...

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