Middle East

  • Tribal fighters pose for photographs with their weapons during an intensive security deployment to fight militants of the Islamic State, in the town of Haditha, northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Aug. 28, 2014.
  • Tribal fighters carry their weapons during an intensive security deployment to fight militants of the Islamic State, in the town of Haditha, northwest of Baghdad, Aug. 25, 2014. 
  • Iraqi special police officers march during a graduation ceremony in Karbala, Aug. 28, 2014. 
  • Iraqi special police officers demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony in Karbala, Aug. 28, 2014.
  • A destroyed military vehicle belonging to the Iraqi security forces is seen on the outskirts of Haditha, northwest of Baghdad, Aug. 26, 2014. 
  • Iraqi special police officers demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony in Karbala, Aug. 28, 2014.
  • A woman who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Jalawla carries a baby at Ali Awa refugee camp, near Khanaqin, Aug. 28, 2014. 

Developments in Iraq

Published August 28, 2014


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