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Ministry: Iraqi Forces Retake Area West of Baghdad From IS

Iraqi government forces have regained control of an area south-west of Garma in the western Sunni heartland of Anbar, the Ministry of Defense said Thursday. The area was recaptured after a large-scale attack on Islamic State militants in the region west of Baghdad. Rapid Reaction Force troops and Shi'ite volunteers backed by Iraqi air cover launched a multi-pronged attack on the al-Ma'amil Complex in the al-Harariyat area, a press release issued by the Ministry said. The...

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