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Iraqi Forces Continue Fight to Retake Tikrit

Iraqi troops and militia fighters continued their offensive against the Islamic State group near Tikrit on Tuesday, as they try to recapture the city that fell to the militants last June. Ground troops have been advancing on multiple fronts, but military commanders said their progress is being slowed by roadside bombs. An estimated 30,000 members of Iraq's security forces, Shi'ite militias and Kurdish peshmerga fighters are taking part in the operation that also includes...

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