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Iraqi Forces Pound IS Militants Near Ramadi

Iraq's army and allied paramilitaries attacked Islamic State group positions Tuesday around Ramadi in their latest push to recapture the Anbar capital from the jihadists, commanders said. "The Iraqi army and the Hashed al-Shaabi are pounding IS positions with rockets and mortar rounds east, west and south of Ramadi," a senior army officer said. Iraqi authorities announced a major offensive to "liberate Anbar" on Monday, hours after the U.S.-led coalition...

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