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Iraqi Forces Enter Besieged Northern Iraqi Town

Iraqi officials say their forces broke through Sunday to the jihadist-besieged northern town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped for over two months with dwindling food, water and medical supplies. The U.S. Defense Department says the United States conducted airstrikes Saturday against the Islamic State militants around Amerli and dropped humanitarian aid to those trapped in the town.   Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said  in a statement...

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