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Maliki: Time to End al-Qaida Presence in Fallujah

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday it was time to clear al-Qaida-linked militants out of the rebel-held city of Falluja, but set no deadline for any military assault.   The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), an al-Qaida offshoot also on the frontlines of Syria's civil war, overran Falluja with help from other Sunni Muslim groups on Jan. 1.   Iraqi troops and security forces have set up a loose cordon around the city, 50 km (31 miles) west of...

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