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Shi'ite Militias Mass for Possible Ramadi Offensive

Shi'ite militias massed Tuesday outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi ahead of a possible offensive to try to recapture the Anbar provincial capital from Islamic State militants. An operation carried out alongside Iraqi government forces would resemble the one the same paramilitary troops took part in last month to regain control of Tikrit. That effort halted Islamic State momentum toward the capital, Baghdad, from the north, and now the focus is on preventing an advance from the west of...

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