Middle East

    • Mourners carry the coffin of an Iraqi soldier who was killed during clashes in Ramadi, during his funeral procession in Najaf, Jan. 6, 2014.
    • Gunmen patrol after clashes with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, Jan. 5, 2014.
    • Civilians load their belongings onto a vehicle as they leave their homes after clashes between the Iraqi army and al-Qaida fighters in Fallujah, Jan. 5, 2014.
    • Damaged police vehicles in front of an abandoned police station after clashes between the Iraqi army and al-Qaida fighters in Fallujah, Jan. 5, 2014.
    • Gunmen patrol the streets during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, Jan. 5, 2014.
    • Civilians leave their homes after clashes between the Iraqi army and al-Qaida fighters in Fallujah, Jan. 5, 2014.
    • A burned police vehicle left on a major thoroughfare after clashes between Iraqi security forces and al-Qaida fighters in Fallujah, Jan. 5, 2014.

    Violence in Iraq's Anbar Province

    Published January 06, 2014

    Iraqi government troops have surrounded Fallujah, which was overrun along with most parts of the provincial capital, Ramadi, by al-Qaida fighters last week.


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