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Iraq, Shi'ite Forces Moving Against IS Near Ramadi

A convoy of Shi'ite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi Saturday toward areas held by Islamic State insurgents, an eyewitness and a local official said, a day after U.S.-led forces conducted more than a dozen airstrikes that concentrated on targets near the militant-controlled city. Pro-government forces are seeking to retake the capital of the sprawling western province of Anbar after Islamic State extremists overran it last weekend in a significant...

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